Mexican Sweet Corn Cake
Prep time: 10 min
Cook time: 1 hr
1/2 cup butter, softened (use real butter, not margarine)
1/3 cup masa harina (I bought mine at our local grocery store in the Mexican food section)
1/2 cup water
1/4 cup corn meal
1/3 cup sugar
1/4 tsp salt
1/2 tsp baking powder
2 Tbsp milk or cream
1 can corn, undrained
1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Combine butter, masa harina, 1/4 cup
water, and milk in a medium sized bowl and beat until creamy.
2. Add corn meal, sugar, salt, and baking powder on top of the creamed
butter mixture and use a fork or whisk to lightly whisk just the dry
ingredients together. Beat the entire mixture until smooth.
3. Place corn and liquid from can in food processor and pulse until
roughly broken up. Add to bowl and mix until
4. Boil a tea pot full of water. Spread mixture in an ungreased 8x8
square pan and top with foil.
5. Bake for about 55 minutes. Remove from oven, uncover, and let sit 10-15 minutes before serving.
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