Monggo Bread

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Monggo bread is a bakery staple and most local bakeries in the Philippines have a version of this bread.

Monggo Bread Recipe


For the Dough:

  • 5 cups flour
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 3/4 cup fresh milk or whole milk (warm)
  • 3 teaspoons yeast
  • 3 eggs
  • 3/4 cup melted butter

For the Filling:

  • 2 cups monggo boiled and mashed
  • 2 cups evaporated milk
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup butter


For the Filling:

  • In a pan combine all the ingredients then cook over medium heat until it become like a jam ( make sure its not soupy. Set aside for filling later. Meanwhile here is how to prepare the dough .

For the Dough:

  1. Dissolve the yeast in the warm milk for 10 minutes ( put the yeast and leave it for 10 minutes then mix)
  2. Mix all the dry ingredients, make a well in the middle, then crack the eggs and beat it there.
  3. Add the butter and the milk with dissolved yeast.
  4. Mix well, then knead until the dough is formed put it in the container or big bowl and let rise for 2 hours by covering it with a damp cloth.
  5. After 2 hours knead the dough for a while then slice it, make sure each slice should be around 80 grams to make one serving of bread.
  6. Flatten each portion and make a shape of circle slice the side to form a 4 leaf flower and put the monggo filling and seal it under, make sure each end is well sealed by pressing it.
  7. Let it rise for 45 minutes. Brush with beaten egg for a good texture.
  8. Preheat the oven for 20 minutes then bake the bread for 15 minutes or until done at 180C.
  9. Serve and enjoy!

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Monggo Bread

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