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Dough for Tamales ~ Masa para Tamales Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Magdalena Beker (Mama)

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
4.4 lbs Paquete de MASECA para TAMALES / Package of MASECA for TAMALES
1 Cajita de manteca 1lb / 1lb pkg of Lard
2 Cucharas cafeteras de Royal/ 2 Tablespoons of Baking Powder
Caldo de la carne cosida *lo necesario / Broth from the cooked pork * as needed
Sal al gusto/ Salt to taste

***** Los mismos ingredientes para LA MASA PARA TAMALES DE CHILE EN RAJAS
EXCEPTO AGREGA 3 cucharadas de consome de pollo a agua hervida para el caldo QUESO Y CHILE por supuesto jaja

***** Use the same ingredients if you want to make TAMALES POBLANO PEPPERS AND CHEESE (SHREDDED OR CUT IN STRIPS)
EXCEPT ADD 3 tablespoons of chicken bullion powder to boiled water. Cheese and roasted poblano peppers cut in strips FOR THE FILLING of course hahaha

Directions:
Directions:
Se mezcla todos los ingredientes y se va batiendo bien agregando caldo de la carne poco a poco hasta que no quede ni aguada ni seca. Se prueba la masa para sal y lista !!

Mix all ingredients and add broth little by little mixing the dough until its neither watery nor dry. Taste for salt and Masa is ready !!

For 1/2 Package just reduce ingredients to half
Para la mitad de bolsa reduce los ingredientes a la mitad

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
One bag of Maseca 4.4 lbs is good for making 50- 70 tamales
Una bolsa de Maseca 4.4 lbs salen unos 50-70 tamales

 

 

 

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