This goes well with dinner as it isn't overly sweet. For variety, add 2/3 cup chopped nuts, raisins, or dates, and bake in muffin tins at 400 degrees F for about 25 minutes.
--Seaward Inn, Rockport, Massachusetts
2/3 cup margarine
2-2/3 cups sugar
1 can (15 ounces) winter squash or pumpkin puree
2/3 cup water
3-1/3 cups sifted flour
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
2 teaspoons baking soda
1-1/2 teaspoons salt
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 teaspoon cloves
1/4 teaspoon each ginger and nutmeg
Cream margarine and sugar. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Add squash and water. Sift together remaining ingredients and stir into squash mixture. Pour into 2 greased and floured 9x5-inch loaf pans and bake in preheated 350 degrees F oven for 50-60 minutes or until done.