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80Minutes
2010Calories
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Now you can have tamales for dessert with this scrumptious recipe for Sweet Tamales. Made with the traditional masa flour mixture that is slightly sweetened with sugar, these tamales are filled with raisins, rolled, and then steamed until ready. Color the tamale mixture with food coloring before rolling in the corn husks for a rich color that signals that these sweet tamales are something special. Get creative with the filling and add some cinnamon or chopped nuts.

Ingredients

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4 SERVINGS
  • 1 1/4 cups lard
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 kilogram dough (tortilla, use masa flour and follow the instructions on the packet)
  • 1 1/3 cups water
  • 1 1/4 cups sugar
  • 1/4 cup raisins
  • red food coloring
  • 18 corn husks
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    Directions

    1. In a bowl, add the lard and baking powder. Beat until it has the texture of meringue. Set aside.
    2. In a large bowl, knead the tortilla dough and water until smooth.
    3. Add sugar, raisins, and food coloring. Knead again.
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    2010Calories
    Sodium
    Fat
    Protein
    Carbs
    Fiber
    Calories2010Calories from Fat1280
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat142g218%
    Saturated Fat45g225%
    Trans Fat
    Cholesterol60mg20%
    Sodium1240mg52%
    Potassium200mg6%
    Protein15g29%
    Calories from Fat1280
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate173g58%
    Dietary Fiber8g32%
    Sugars67g134%
    Vitamin A
    Vitamin C0%
    Calcium6%
    Iron45%

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

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