Butternut Squash Bread

The Flexitarian

Prep Time: 10M
Cooking Time: 55M
Serves: 6



  1. 12 oz grated butternut squash
  2. 12 oz or 2 1/4 cups wholemeal flour
  3. 1 cup baker’s sugar
  4. 1 tsp salt
  5. 1 tsp baking soda
  6. 1 tsp baking powder
  7. 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  8. 1/2 tsp ground ginger
  9. 1 Tbsp ground flax seeds (for flax egg)
  10. 2 small handfuls of pumpkin seeds
  11. 1 lemon juice
  12. 1/2 cup vegetable oil

Delicious and tasty, this sweet vegan butternut squash bread is quite versatile. Serve it with breakfast, tea or coffee, soup, or even topped with cheese and chutney. It will stay fresh for a least three days.


Serves 6


Preheat the oven to 350°F.

Prepare the flax egg by mixing 1 Tbsp ground flax seeds with 3 Tbsp of water. Set aside.

In a food processor, mix all the dry ingredients: flour, sugar, salt, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, and ginger.

Peel butternut squash. Remove seeds.

Grate butternut squash with a cheese grater. Mix with dry ingredients.

Add oil, lemon juice, flax egg, and pumpkin seeds. Mix until all is well blended

Grease a 2lb bread/loaf pan.

Tip bread mix into the pan. Level the top. Cook for around 50-55 mins until a skewer inserted into the middle of the bread comes out clean.

Once cooked leave to cool down for 15 mins then turn out onto a wire rack to cool completely.


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