Squash bread stuffed with yema coconut filling

It’s a good idea to add some vegetables in our baked goods, it will not only make the bread delicious but will make it a healthier option to eat during your snack time. This recipe is rich in essential health nutrients that our body needs, like vitamins and minerals, carbohydrates, fiber, iron, beta-carotene etc.

NoteExcessive consumption of food is not good to our health and can bring a negative result or bad effects in our body. Always eat the right kind and the right amount of food.

Read: How to make a yema coconut bread filling that was used in this recipe.


  • 5 cups all-purpose flour + 1 cup for dusting (set aside)
  • 2 cups shredded squash
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 2 tbsp powdered milk
  • 2 tsp yeast
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil (this recipe used canola oil)
  • 1/3 cup margarine
  • 1 egg (whisked)
  • A pinch of salt


  • Wash your hands before baking and gather your ingredients and materials.
  • In a large bowl add the dry ingredients (all-purpose flour, shredded squash, brown sugar, yeast, powdered milk and a pinch of salt) then add the wet ingredients (vegetable oil, margarine and whisked egg).
  • Combine thoroughly then cover using a food wrapper, let it rest for 3 hrs.
  • Use the all-purpose flour that you set aside a while ago for dusting the dough then knead it.
Kneaded dough ready for stuffing
  • Divide the dough up to 25 pieces then flatten each dough, put 1 tbsp of yema coconut filling in each piece.
  • Get the 4 sides of the dough to meet at the center to make a round shape.
  • Preheat the oven for 10 minutes at 150’c.
  • After stuffing all the dough pieces, let it rest again for 20 minutes.
  • Bake in the preheated oven for 30 minutes at 150’c.
  • Let cool and serve… Enjoy!

Something to note: “Eating food with the whole family is one way to promote your bonding moments together, it also creates a happy environment, healthy lifestyle, positive thoughts about life and a helpful way to achieve an overall health”.

Remember: To make a healthier recipe, read food labels and choose to consider healthy ingredient-alternatives.

Thank you so much for reading and hope you like this simple recipe. Have a great day ahead! God bless 💞



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8 Comments Add yours

  1. Tobias says:

    Well, I just made zucchini bread yesterday. I’ll have to try this one. I love baking, it became my hobby in my youth, my nanny taught me how to cook, sew, water ever she thought I would need when I grew up. She was the best! You have a great day ill be coming back to steal your recipes Lol!

    1. momsjourney says:

      Hello there! That’s an amazing story😊and good to know that you love baking💞get to try this recipe!… Thank you…

      1. Tobias says:

        My pleasure! I’m sure i’ll be stealing your recipes Lol!

      2. momsjourney says:

        Stealing is a mortal sin😁just give credit to the owner💞😊hehe…
        God bless…thank you for appreciating our simple recipes…

      3. Tobias says:

        I don’t share what ive stolen for fear ill get arrested J/k! I don’t share my recipes anymore, I just cook them! Lol God Bless!

      4. momsjourney says:

        You have a good sense of humor, maybe your a jolly person😊 that’s great! Keep it up and enjoy our simple recipes. Thank you once again…

      5. Tobias says:

        I’m just crazy Lol! Your Welcome!

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