Butternut Squash Muffins

By • October 24, 2010 • 8 Comments



Author Notes: These would be a great accompaniment to your Thanksgiving dinner or just eaten by themselves for breakfast. They were great as an afternoon snack today!nannydeb

Makes 2 dozen

  • 1 1/2 cup all purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 cup yellow cornmeal
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1 1/2 cup roasted butternut squash
  • 3 eggs, beaten
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2/3 cups buttermilk
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 1/2 cup melted butter
  • 2 tablespoons Grand Marnier liqueur, optional
  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Butter or spray cooking oil on your muffin pan.
  3. In a large mixing bowl, sift together flour, corn meal, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg and cloves.
  4. In another bowl, squish the roasted butternut squash with a fork to prevent large lumps.
  5. To the squash add the eggs, sugar, buttermilk, orange juice, butter and liqueur. Mix well.
  6. Make a well in the dry ingredients and add the squash mixture and stir just until moistened.
  7. Spoon into prepared muffin pan and bake for 15 minutes or until a tester comes out clean.

Tags: sweet and savory

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over 3 years ago aargersi

Abbie is a trusted source on General Cooking.

YES to potluck in Texas!

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over 3 years ago Waverly

Very nice recipe. I like how you cut the sugar by adding fruit juice and love the idea of cornmeal and buttermilk here. This is a keeper.

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over 3 years ago arielleclementine

these look super fly! love that melting butter pat!

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almost 4 years ago bakekat

I'm leaving to go try these right now!!

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almost 4 years ago TheWimpyVegetarian

I'm planning some butternut bread too - this looks really yummy!!!

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almost 4 years ago aargersi

Abbie is a trusted source on General Cooking.

Trade ya! Muffins for butter!!!

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almost 4 years ago mrslarkin

Mrs. Larkin is a trusted source on Baking.

OH, very nice!! Maybe with a side of Butternut Butter?

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almost 4 years ago Sagegreen

Exactly my thoughts! Potluck in Texas has my vote.