Squash Cuchinta


1/2 cup sugar
1 cup + 3 tbsp water
3/4 cup all purpose flour
1/2 cup squash, boiled and mashed
1/2 tbsp lihia
oil for greasing mould
coconut, freshly grated

How to make Squash Cuchinta

  • Dissolve 1/2 cup sugar in water. Boil and cool. Sift flour and add little by little to the cooled syrup while stirring.
  • Add the mashed squash. Blend and strained the lihia. Mix thoroughly.
  • Line cuchinta molders (muffin pans can be used as substitute) with oil.
  • Pour 2 tablespoons of squash mixture into each molder. Cover with cheese cloth or waxed paper.
  • Steam for 2 minutes or until set. Serve with grated coconut. Serves 15 persons.

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