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Masa for Sweet Tamales

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Category: Vegetarian, Mexican

 Ingredients List

  • 1/2 c Packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 c Vegetable shortening
  • 2 c Masa harina
  • 1/2 ts Salt
  • 3/4 c Fruit juice; or milk or
  • -soymilk*
  • 1 ts Baking powder


In mixing bowl, cream together sugar and shortening.

In separate bowl, mix together masa harina and salt. With electric mixer or
wooden spoon, alternately beat in masa mixture and fruit juice or milk,
adding just enough liquid to form a firm dough. Add more juice or milk or
soymilk if needed. Beat in baking powder last. Makes enough dough for 16 to
20 tamales.

Note: Depending on the flavors of the tamale filling, use any type of milk
or your favorite fruit juices, such as pineapple-coconut.

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