Spiced Crust-less Butternut Squash Tart

This has to be the easiest and best butternut squash recipe I have found. It is not really sweet, has no crust, and is perfect for a light after dinner treat. I don’t feel bad about enjoying this one at all and I hope you won’t either.


Spiced Crust-less Butternut Squash Tart

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Spiced Crust-less Butternut Squash Tart


  • 1 cup squash puree
  • 1 cup cream
  • 2/3 cup maple syrup
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ½ cup flour
  • 1 tablespoon corn starch
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon cardamom
  • ½ teaspoon ginger
  • ¼ teaspoon nutmeg
  • Pinch of salt


  1. Place everything in a blender and blend until smooth.
  2. Grease a 9 inch tart pan
  3. Pour mixture into tart pan
  4. Bake at 425 degrees for 15 minutes
  5. Turn down oven to 375 degrees and bake for another 15 minutes or until a tooth pick inserted in center comes out clean.


This may be served warm or cold with whipped cream and a drizzle of maple syrup on it.

One Comment

  1. Looks delightful! I love Butternut squash anything. Thank you for posting this must try recipe.
    I have one I want to try Butternut Squash Gnocchi. Brown butter sauce from this great chef and food photographer called adventures in cooking. Here is the link….http://www.adventures-in-cooking.com/2015/02/crispy-winter-squash-gnocchi-with-brown.html

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