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    Cachapas

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    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    15 mins

    10 mins

    5 mins

    Daniel Aguilar's Note:

    Este plato es tipico comerlo por la calle en venezuela, como almuerzo en un puestecito ambulante. Esta buenisimo, sobre todo si te gusta el maiz.

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    Ingredients:

    Yield:

    cachapas

    Units: US | Metric

    • 4 cups tender corn kernels (canned corn may be used)
    • 3 teaspoons salt
    • 3/4-1 cup water (depending on how tender the corn is)
    • 3/4 cup sugar

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Mix all the ingredients in a blender.
    2. 2
      The mix should become thick and heavy.
    3. 3
      If not, add more corn or a few tablespoons of Jiffy Corn Muffins Mix (not gluten-free).
    4. 4
      Shape the mix into small pancakes approximately 1/2 inch thick and about 5 inches in diameter.
    5. 5
      Let them cook on medium heat for about one minute on each side, or until small bubbles form on the top.
    6. 6
      Pancakes should be served hot, and may be accompanied with cheese (feta cheese is a good option).

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on October 23, 2001

      55

      These are good! They remind me of hoe cakes my mama used to make.

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    • on October 10, 2009

      45

      I had a hard time making these. I wonder if it has anything to do with type of corn used? The puree wouldn't thicken so I added corn tortilla flour (masa harina) . I had to make a couple to get the hang of it, as those came out undercooked and fell apart.They take a long time to get crispy on the underside, but once they are golden brown, they are actually very good. Thank you for posting. Made for Fall PAC.

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    • on April 07, 2002

      25

      i was so excited about finding this recipe and then fully bummed when it didn't turn out well. i tried with all my might, but i couldn't get the cachapas to work like pancakes, they kept running all over the frying pan, and my batter was quite thick and heavy. so i figured the only way to salvage was to serve it as polenta, but it was so damn sweet, neither i nor BF could finish it. and i added only a 1/2 cup of sugar instead of the 3/4 cup. maybe i'll try again with some flour or cornmeal added. sigh.

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    Nutritional Facts for Cachapas

    Serving Size: 1 (1666 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 192.9
     
    Calories from Fat 7
    91%
    Total Fat 0.8 g
    1%
    Saturated Fat 0.1 g
    0%
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    0%
    Sodium 1166.6 mg
    48%
    Total Carbohydrate 47.7 g
    15%
    Dietary Fiber 2.6 g
    10%
    Sugars 24.9 g
    99%
    Protein 3.3 g
    6%

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