Kabocha Squash Pie with Frozen Ingredients

Kabocha Squash Pie with Frozen Ingredients

It's easy to make using frozen kabocha squash and puff pastry!

Ingredients: for 4 pies

Kabocha squash (frozen)
5-6 pieces
Frozen puff pastry
2 sheets
Egg yolk
1 teaspoon
1 teaspoon
1 teaspoon
Honey (optional)
1 teaspoon


1. Put the kabocha squash in the microwave until softened. Add the butter, sugar, milk and honey (optional) and mash with the back of a folk. You don't need to peel the skin.
2. Cut each puff pastry sheet into 4. Score the top pie sheets by making a few horizontal shallow cuts. Preheat the oven to 200℃.
3. Place the kabocha mixture on the center of the bottom sheets. Brush the edges with egg yolks and place the scored top sheets on top.
4. Push down the edges with a small folk to seal.
5. Brush the top surface with the egg yolk and sprinkle with granulated sugar if you like.
6. Place the pies on a parchment lined baking sheets and bake in the oven for 15-17 minutes.

Story Behind this Recipe

I bought the puff pastry and kabocha squash when it was on sale.
It's cheap, easy and you could serve to guests when they come over.