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Kabocha Squash Custard


Ingredients:

  • 15 ounces kabocha squash, cooked and peeled
  • 1 can light coconut milk
  • 4 egg whites (for vegan version, soak 2 TBSP flax seed in 1/4 cup water until thick)
  • 1/3 cup NuNaturals NuStevia Baking Blend (or sweetener of choice)
  • 1/4 tsp xanthan gum
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp ginger
  • 1/4 tsp cloves
  • 1/2 tsp salt

Directions:

  • Pre-heat oven to 350°.
  • Blend all ingredients and pour into greased baking dish.
  • Bake for 50 minutes and then proceed to eat half of custard for dinner. 🙂

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16 Comments leave one →
  1. December 2, 2009 11:34 am

    This looks really good. Did you make it with the vegan version yet? Just wondered if it set up as nicely with the flax. Did you grind the seeds first?

  2. December 2, 2009 12:10 pm

    Amara, No, I have not tried the vegan version yet, but ground flax seed + water has worked great as an egg substitute in every other recipe I’ve tried with it.

  3. December 2, 2009 3:14 pm

    I have 2 mini-bochas with this recipe’s name on them 😉

  4. December 2, 2009 5:02 pm

    Brilliant. Thank you for another creative way to eat this amazing squash :]

  5. December 2, 2009 8:18 pm

    OK this is soooo random. To use up our pureed sweet potato from Thanksgiving, I baked them with some eggs. So it was like a poor woman’s version of your delectable creation above. bet the coconut milk was rockin! And the XG- brilliant heabs!

  6. December 4, 2009 10:29 pm

    this is on my list. you pureed the kabocha?

  7. December 5, 2009 6:58 am

    Clare, I simply dumped all the ingredients in my Vita-Mix and pureed everything together. If you don’t have a Vita, I would puree the squash first in a blender or food processor and then add other ingredients. Let me know how you like it. Another reader made it with almond milk. Just had to bake it 10 to 15 minutes longer. She said it was excellent.

  8. December 5, 2009 10:27 pm

    sweet heab! thanks, yes i would probably use almond milk and maybe just a can of pumpkin. ill let you know!

  9. Ashley permalink
    December 6, 2009 7:44 pm

    I made this with a can of pumpkin, flax and added some Abu to the mix. Awesome!

  10. December 6, 2009 7:58 pm

    Ashley, Glad you enjoyed. I was going to originally make it with canned pumpkin, but every store was sold out. So, I subbed kabocha. However, still want to try it with pumpkin. Your version sounds yummy.

  11. December 8, 2009 10:41 am

    Looks so good. I gotta try this!

  12. July 21, 2010 4:27 pm

    I’ve finally made this after meaning to for ages and it’s possibly the best pudding ever!

    I was going to use normal milk but tried the coconut and was very glad I did; thank you so much for the recipe!

    Eleanor

  13. July 21, 2010 4:44 pm

    Eleanor, So glad you enjoyed. Gosh, I haven’t made this one in forever – thank *you*for the reminding me about it. 🙂

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