Coffee - Prune - Cream of Wheat Sweet Tamales

Recipe by Mexi-Rosie
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READY IN: 1hr 30mins
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 1 12
    liters milk
  • 160
  • 1
    tablespoon coffee
  • 160
    g uncooked cream of wheat
  • 12
    cup butter
  • 8
    egg yolks
  • 8
    egg whites, beaten to soft peak stage until ready to use
  • 300
    g prunes, without pits chopped
  • slightly toasted banana leaves or presoaked corn husk, for wrapping
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DIRECTIONS

  • Boil milk with sugar and coffee.
  • Once it has started to boil, add the cream of wheat gradually , stirring with a wooden spoon, until it has a compact doughy consistency.
  • Withdraw from stove top and add the butter and egg yolks, mixing well.
  • Next add the beaten egg whites to soft peak stage, in gradual folding motions. .
  • Have the banana leaves lightly toasted over a stove top or burner grill , or presoaked corn leaves ready for filling.
  • Spread about 1 scant tablespoon of dough on the center of each leaf , placing 2 or 3 chopped prunes in the center.
  • Wrap and secure tamales and cook in a tall vapor pot for an hour.
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