Shhh! Don't Tell Them It's Squash Bread

Total Time
1hr 15mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 1 hr

From my mother's aunt's collection. This recipe doctors up a cake mix with some pudding and yellow crookneck squash into 2 sweet tea loaves. You'll never know there is any squash hiding in this easy & moist recipe. She originally got this recipe from the Chicago Tribune back in 1978.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine all ingredients in a large mixing bowl and blend, using an electric mixer, for 4 minutes.
  2. Pour into 2 greased and floured 9x5" loaf pans.
  3. Bake in a preheated 350 F oven for about 50-55 minutes, or until a cake tester comes out clean and the edges start to pull away from the sides of the pan.
  4. Cool in pans 15 minutes, then remove to racks to cool completely.


Most Helpful

My husband LOVED this recipe. I liked the pudding---made it kind of like Amish friendship bread. Next time, I will not use a boxed cake mix, but will do it from scratch so I can control the sugar and add whole wheat flour for a healthier bread.

CongoGirl August 18, 2008

This was nice enough to repeat again and again. The only thing I would do different next time is to add some spice to this to pick it up alittle. Liked the creamy texture. Thanks HF

Happy Harry #2 February 22, 2005

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