Vera's Squash Pie (1945) Recipe

Step 1

Add sugar, salt and spices to squash and mix thoroughly. Beat eggs, add cream and mix with squash. Line 9-inch pie pan with pastry and pour in squash mixture. Bake in a very hot oven (450 degrees) 10 minutes then reduce heat to 350 degrees and bake 40 minutes longer or until knife inserted in the center come out clean.

Things You'll Need

  • 1c Sugar
  • 1ts Salt
  • 1ts Cinnamon
  • 1ts Nutmeg
  • 3/4ts Ginger
  • 1/4ts Mace
  • 1c Steamed squash, strained
  • 3 Eggs
  • 1c Heavy cream or evaporated
  • -milk
  • 1 Pastry for 9-inch pie pan

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