Cachapas are traditional to Venezuela. They are a corn pancake that are so delicious and very easy to make. Traditionally they are topped with cheese or meat. Add a little butter on top and queso blanco or any cheese you like. They are loved by all ages.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
5 mins
cook:
4 mins
total:
9 mins
Servings:
6
Yield:
6 cachapas
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Ingredients

6
Original recipe yields 6 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Blend corn, milk, egg, masa harina, sugar, and salt together in a blender until the mixture has the consistency of pancake batter.

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  • Heat oil in a a large skillet over medium heat. Add enough batter to form the size of a taco shell, 4 to 5 inches around. Cook until golden brown, about 2 minutes per side. Repeat with remaining batter.

Nutrition Facts

246 calories; protein 5.6g; carbohydrates 35.1g; fat 11.6g; cholesterol 31.8mg; sodium 634mg. Full Nutrition
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Reviews (3)

Most helpful critical review

Rating: 1 stars
03/11/2020
Followed this recipe exactly. turned out extremely thick, almost like a dough. Could not even cook it in the pan on low. inside was raw outside was burnt. was very disappointed. do not reccomend this receipe. Read More
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  • 5 star values: 1
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  • 2 star values: 1
  • 1 star values: 2
Rating: 1 stars
03/11/2020
Followed this recipe exactly. turned out extremely thick, almost like a dough. Could not even cook it in the pan on low. inside was raw outside was burnt. was very disappointed. do not reccomend this receipe. Read More
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Rating: 2 stars
05/20/2019
I've tried these twice and both times the batter was too runny. Cachapas are like pancakes and these need to be thicker--probably leaving out the milk would help. But I'm basically on my own experimenting with the right ingredients. Read More
Rating: 1 stars
01/17/2020
This batter was runny and wouldn t hold together while cooking. Wasted time and ingredients. Read More
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