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Sweet Tamales

Serve with hot chocolate. Steep corn husks in hot water to soften them and work with them easily.

Serve with hot chocolate. Steep corn husks in hot water to soften them and work with them easily.

Total Time: 1 hour
Serves 10

Ingredients

Corn husks pieces as needed
2 cups hot water
1 piece Northgate Gonzalez Market® strawberry tamale dough
½ cup strawberries diced
½ cup cream cheese
½ cup strawberry jam
¼ cup raisins
1 piece Northgate Gonzalez Market® pineapple tamale dough
½ cup shredded coconut
½ cup pineapple in heavy syrup

Easy Directions

1 Steep corn husks in a container full of hot water for 10 minutes or until soft. Set aside.

2 To assemble tamales, place two tablespoons of strawberry tamal dough and fill with strawberries, cream cheese, strawberry jam and raisins. Wrap and set aside.

3 Repeat the process with the pineapple tamale dough, but fill instead with shredded coconut and pineapple in heavy syrup.

4 Fill a tamale steamer pot with water and a clean coin. Adjust the steamer rack and arrange tamales. Cover and cook for 1 hour or until tamales are cooked through and fluffy.

5 Serve tamales with atole or champurrado and enjoy.