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Latino families have been making tamales for generations, recipes handed down from grandmothers to mothers to daughters and so on as in the story of Rebecca Lopez in Tamales: A Gift of Love, Culture and Fellowship. There are many variations, from sweet to...

Tamales From Start to Finish - Mamiverse

A traditional Mexican Christmas dessert of sweet tamales with raisins, pineapple, shredded coconut and pecan bits.

Sweet Raisin Tamales with Pineapple, Coconut & Pecans from Nibbles & Feasts

Sweet Tamales dulces recipe

How to make sweet tamales

Ive made and eaten my fair share of tamales and these are the best sweet tamales I have ever eaten! This is an Emeril Lagasse recipe and has become a new family tradition. My DBF suggested that next year we only make these and skip the pork tamales! I didnt use the banana leaves but instead soaked about 40 corn husks in warm water for 1/2 an hour and used those.

Sweet Tamales

Ive made and eaten my fair share of tamales and these are the best sweet tamales I have ever eaten! This is an Emeril Lagasse recipe and has become a new family tradition. My DBF suggested that next year we only make these and skip the pork tamales! I didnt use the banana leaves but instead soaked about 40 corn husks in warm water for 1/2 an hour and used those.

Receta de Tamales de Coco con Piña

Tamales de Coco con Piña

Sweet Tamales  1 pkg. (8 oz.) dried corn husks 1 cup lard or shortening, divided 2 1/2 cups masa harina flour (Mexican corn masa mix) 1 1/2 cups yellow corn meal 1/4 cup granulated sugar 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon 2 teaspoons salt 1 1/2 cups water 1 can (14 oz.) NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Sweetened Condensed Milk 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 1 cup raisins 1/2 cup chopped walnuts Directions:

Balsamic Strawberries with Sweet Mascarpone Crème

Sweet Tamales 1 pkg. (8 oz.) dried corn husks 1 cup lard or shortening, divided 2 1/2 cups masa harina flour (Mexican corn masa mix) 1 1/2 cups yellow corn meal 1/4 cup granulated sugar 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon 2 teaspoons salt 1 1/2 cups water 1 can (14 oz.) NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Sweetened Condensed Milk 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 1 cup raisins 1/2 cup chopped walnuts Directions:

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Traditional Pork Tamale

Make these simple and delicious traditional pork tamales with our recipe. Also learn more about the Family Forward retreat in Orlando, Florida.

This master dough recipe for Mexican tamales starts with either fresh masa (the nixtamalized corn dough used to make tamales and tortillas) from a tortilleria or masa harina (nixtamailzed corn flour that's reconstituted with water or stock). Then lard, baking powder, and chicken stock are beaten into it to create a light, tender, and flavorful tamale that can be stuffed with your favorite filling, like green chili and pork, rajas and queso, or red chili with chicken.\n

Basic Mexican Tamale Dough

This master dough recipe for Mexican tamales starts with either fresh masa (the nixtamalized corn dough used to make tamales and tortillas) from a tortilleria or masa harina (nixtamailzed corn flour that's reconstituted with water or stock). Then lard, baking powder, and chicken stock are beaten into it to create a light, tender, and flavorful tamale that can be stuffed with your favorite filling, like green chili and pork, rajas and queso, or red chili with chicken.\n

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