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Recipe of Coconut Tamales with Pineapple

Coconut Tamales with Pineapple

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I love this recipe for coconut and pineapple tamales, because you come out of the typical sweet tamales and they are delicious.
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15 portions
  • 1 can Pineapple in syrup, cut into pieces (stuffed)
  • 150 grams grated coconut, (filling)
  • 300 grams butter, (dough)
  • 500 grams nixtamal corn masa flour, (dough)
  • 1/2 cups cinnamon infused water, (dough)
  • 1/2 cups Water, (dough)
  • 1 tablespoon baking soda, (dough)
  • to taste sugar, (dough)
  • 1 package corn leaf, for soaked tamal


Mix the pineapple with the coconut in a bowl. Reservation.
In a blender, serve the butter and beat until it sponges. When it is white, add the flour and beat a little more. Add the infusion of cinnamon, the rest of the flour and water little by little while continuing to beat.
Integrate the baking powder and sugar, whisk until they are completely mixed.
Distribute carefully, dough on the leaves, help with the back of the spoon to spread the dough and put a little filling on the center.
Fold each end of the blade inward and finally bend the tip.
In a steamer set tamal leaves in the bottom and place the tamales you made inside. Leave them inside for about an hour and a half or check the tamales until the leaf comes off easily.


You can chop pineapple well if you do not like large pieces.

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Ratings (7)
Juan Juan
15/09/2014 13:45:00
Tamales de coco con piña Pues se mira delicioso la probaré y luego daré mi comentario final.
Francisco Infante
12/09/2014 14:10:25
Hola Francisco, claro haremos la búsqueda para que los puedas hacer. Nos compartes tu correo para poder enviártela? Saludos 
Francisco Infante
09/09/2014 17:26:23
Se me antojan Una vez comí unos de piña y pasa, me dijeron que estaban hechos con mantequilla y harina de arroz, me encantaron. ¿ podrían conseguir la receta ? Mucho se los agradecería 
lilia QD
24/02/2014 08:31:10
Deliciosos! Hola! tu receta se ve muy buena, fácil de preparar pero solo quiero que me digas por favor cual es? harina de nixtamal que marca compro?
Andrea Santa Ana del Castillo
30/01/2014 15:38:36
Nunca he hecho tamales Creo que es una buena receta para empezar! La probaré
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