Chris T. Recipe

MEXICAN SWEET CORN CAKE

By Chris T. chrisb64


Recipe Rating:
 3 Ratings
Serves:
6
Prep Time:
Cook Time:

Chris' Story

Love that sweet corn cake that your favorite Mexican restaurant serves? Than why not make it at home...so easy and SO good. I like to serve it with a spicy dinner...although I am told it is served as a dessert as well.

Ingredients

1/2 c
butter, softened
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1/3 c
masa harina(corn flour)
1/4 c
water
1 1/2 c
whole kernel corn( i use fresh or thawed frozen but i am sure canned will be ok too)
1/4 c
corn meal
1/3 c
sugar
2 Tbsp
heavy cream
1/2 tsp
baking powder
1/4 tsp
salt

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350*
2
In a blender or food processor give corn a whirl to chop it up a bit but still leave it somewhat chunky.
3
Beat butter in medium bowl until creamy. Add masa harina and water and beat until mixed well.
4
Stir the blended corn into the butter mixture.
5
In a seperate bowl combine corn meal,sugar,heavy cream,baking powder and salt.
6
Add that to the butter/corn mixture and stir until combined well.
7
Spread into 8x8 square pan and cover with foil. Put the 8x8 pan into a 9x13 pan and add water to about 1/3 of the way up the 8x8 pan. Bake for 50-60 minutes. Cool for about 10 minutes and serve by scooping it out either with a spoon or ice cream scoop.

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