Butternut Squash Cakes


In this video, you’ll learn how to make gluten-free butternut squash cakes. Chef John will show you how to safely peel a slippery butternut squash and... See more then cut it into chunks before grating in a food processor. You’ll get a tip for preserving any leftover grated squash. The key to this gluten-free recipe is to replace the wheat flour with corn flour and garbanzo and fava flour. Then you’ll see how to fry the cakes in just a little bit of oil. Serve these squash cakes like you would potato cakes, with a dollop of sour cream or yogurt. Get Chef John’s recipe for Butternut Squash Cakes. Easy, healthy, and delicious, these butternut squash cakes are a terrific, satisfying side for autumn and winter. See more Chef John videos >>

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Nov 25, 2013 8:01 PM

How much flour??? I don't have a "health food store" anywhere near me! Can I use oat flour?


Nov 24, 2012 8:20 AM

Great-sounding, simple recipe! Definitely on the menu. Thanks, Chef John, for your humor and recipe.


Nov 12, 2012 7:09 PM

I am poor and I own a food processor. But I prefer to grate stuff just because.

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