Sweet Corn Tamale Cakes

Recipe by Happy Hippie
READY IN: 1hr 7mins




  • Prepare SALSA VERDE by combining all ingredients in a food processor on high speed. Cover and chill.
  • Prepare TOMATO SALSA by combining all ingredients in a small bowl. Cover and chill.
  • Prepare SOUTHWESTERN SAUCE by combining all ingredients is a small bowl. Cover and chill.
  • Preheat oven to 400°F.
  • For the TAMALE CAKES coarsely puree 1 cup of the frozen corn in a food processor.
  • Combine pureed corn with softened butter, sugar and salt.
  • Blend well with electric mixer until smooth.
  • Add masa and flour and blend well.
  • Mix in the remaining 1/2 cup of frozen corn by hand.
  • Measure 1/2 cup portions and form into 3-inch patties.
  • arrange patties on a baking sheet and bake 25 to 30 minutes, or until the cakes are browned on the bottom.
  • Carefully flip cakes with a spatula and bake for an additional 5 to 7 minutes or until other side is browned.
  • While the cakes are baking, spoon some Salsa Verde onto a platter.
  • Coat the entire plate with about 1/4 in of the salsa.
  • Arrange the Tamale Cakes on the Salsa Verde.
  • Spoon a dollop of sour cream on to each cake.