• 1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened
  • 1/3 cup masa harina (Quacker Oats Company)
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 (10 oz.) pkg. frozen corn, thawed
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 3 tablespoons yellow cornmeal
  • 2 tablespoons heavy cream
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Garnish:
  • sliced chiles
  • Chopped parsley


Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease an 8-inch square baking pan. Beat butter or margarine until creamy. Gradually beat in masa harina. On low speed, beat in 1/4 cup water. Process corn in food processor, pulsing until coarsely chopped. Stir into masa mixture. Combine sugar, cornmeal, heavy cream, baking powder and salt in small bowl. Stir into corn mixture. Pour into prepared pan and cover with foil. Place in a larger baking pan and pour boiling water halfway up sides of pan. Bake 50 minutes or until set. Uncover and let stand 15 minutes. Sprinkle with sliced chiles and parsley. 8 servings

8 servings.

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Submitted 6/13/05.
Source: Ladies Home Journal
Submitted By: Joy Bowers
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