Tomalito - Sweet Corn Pudding or Cake

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This is that sweet corn pudding-type stuff they serve in Mexican restaurants like Chevy's. Yum! Serve using an ice cream scoop to get a nice round look. Be sure to share even though that will be REALLY hard to do!

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Prep Time:
30 mins
Cook Time:
50 mins
Additional Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 30 mins
Servings:
8
Yield:
1 8x8-inch square pan

Ingredients

  • ½ cup butter, softened

  • cup masa harina

  • ¼ cup water

  • 2 cups frozen corn, thawed, divided

  • ¼ cup cornmeal

  • cup white sugar

  • 2 tablespoons heavy whipping cream

  • ½ teaspoon baking powder

  • ¼ teaspoon salt

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).

  2. Beat butter in a medium bowl with an electric mixer until creamy. Beat masa harina and water into creamed butter until smooth.

  3. Place 1 cup corn in a blender; blend until smooth. Stir blended corn, remaining 1 cup corn, and cornmeal into masa harina mixture.

  4. Mix sugar, cream, baking powder, and salt together in a separate bowl. Pour sugar mixture into corn mixture; stir to combine. Spoon corn batter into an ungreased 8-inch square baking dish. Smooth the top of the batter with a spatula. Cover dish with aluminum foil.

  5. Fill a 9x13-inch casserole dish 1/3 full of hot water. Place the covered 8-inch square dish into the water.

  6. Bake in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted in the center of the cake comes out clean, 50 to 60 minutes. Remove 8x8-inch dish from water bath and let cool for 10 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

216 Calories
14g Fat
24g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 216
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 14g 17%
Saturated Fat 8g 41%
Cholesterol 36mg 12%
Sodium 188mg 8%
Total Carbohydrate 24g 9%
Dietary Fiber 2g 6%
Total Sugars 10g
Protein 2g
Vitamin C 3mg 13%
Calcium 32mg 2%
Iron 1mg 4%
Potassium 113mg 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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