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Squash And Apple Confectionery

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This squash and apple confection is an apple and squash dessert made with prune juice and ginger for flavor. Layered alternatingly with apple and squash slices, the bake is sprinkled with currants and topped with egg mix of prune juice and ginger. I came up with this dessert on a summer afternoon while trying to whip up something healthy and natural. try it for yourself!
Ingredients
  Golden apples 3 Large (Delicious)
  Prune juice 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Ground ginger 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Eggs 3 , beaten
  Acorn squash/Pumpkin 1 1⁄2 Pound, pared and sliced
  Chicken stock 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Currants/Dark raisins 3 Tablespoon
  Custard sauce 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
Directions

Cut each apple into 12 slices; layer slices in a medium skillet.
Pour prune juice, water, and ginger over.
Simmer covered 5 minutes.
Drain, pouring liquid into a small mixing bowl.
Stir eggs into liquid.
Cook squash in 1 inch of stock in a covered saucepan until tender (about 5 minutes); drain.
Alternate half the apple and squash slices in rows in bottom of a lightly oiled 9x5x3 inch loaf pan.
Sprinkle with currants; layer remaining apple and squash slices on top.
Pour egg mixture over top.
Place pan in larger baking pan; fill with 1 inch boiling water.
Bake at 375 degree F about 45 minutes, or until set.
Cool to room temperature.
Refrigerate covered 2 hours.
Run knife around edge of plate; unmold on a platter.
Slice; serve sauce over slices.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Method: 
Baked

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