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Tamales de Dulce con Pasitas

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Sweet tamales with raisins are made in many states of the country, especially for children's parties and inns, they are almost always pink, with its soft and spongy texture. Enjoy them warm and accompanied by a cup of atole of flavor that you like the most. You can serve them with cajeta and coconut or eat them alone.

The tamale is a food of Mesoamerican origin very popular among Mexicans and among the wide range of flavors that exist, this tamale of sweet with raisins is the most famous. You will no longer have to go out to the street to look for it whenever you want, as you can do them in the comfort of your home.
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Ingredients

12 servings
  • 12 pieces of corn leaf (totomoxtle)
  • 4 cups of Water hot
  • 1 1/4 cups of lard
  • 3/4 of Cup of sugar
  • 2 cups of cornmeal nixtamalized
  • 1 teaspoonful of baking powder
  • 1 Cup of Water approximately
  • 1/4 of teaspoonful of Vegetable food coloring pink
  • 3 spoonfuls of raisin
  • to taste of cajeta - Mexican carmelized goat milk sweet
  • to taste of nut chopped
  • to taste of grated coconut

    Preparation

    Soak tamale leaves in hot water for 10 minutes, drain and reserve.
    In a blender, beat the butter until it changes color, add sugar, flour, baking powder and water little by little.
    Beat for 10 minutes until you get a spongy and homogeneous dough, add the coloring and whisk for 2 minutes.
    On a sheet of tamale place two tablespoons of dough, add raisins and wrap.
    Place the tamales in a steamer with water and cook for 1 hour over medium heat or until the dough does not stick to the leaf.
    Serves warm, accompanied by cajeta, nuts and coconut.

    PRESENTATION

    On a clay plate accompanied by a cup of atole.

    TIPS

    You can substitute lard for shortening.

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    Nutritional information
    * Percentage of daily values ​​based on a 2,000-calorie diet.
    Calories
    449
    kcal
    22%
    Carbohydrates
    50.5
    g
    17%
    Proteins
    3.0
    g
    5.9%
    Lipids
    27.6
    g
    42%
    Fiber
    3.2
    g
    6.4%
    Sugar
    18.6
    g
    21%
    Cholesterol
    24.7
    mg
    8.2%
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    Ratings (1)
    Julissa Rodriguez
    02/01/2018 17:51:34
    Lo traté de hacer exactamente como lo dice la receta pero es demasiada manteca, tuve que corregirla agregando más de los otros ingredientes

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