Cornbread Sweet Spanish Corn Cake from Chichi's

Posted by: Angel 09-08-99 3:31

Sweet Spanish Corn Cake from ChiChi's

1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened
1/3 cup masa harina
1/4 cup water
10 oz pkg frozen corn, thawed
1/3 cup sugar
3 tbsp yellow cornmeal
2 tbsp whipping cream
1/4 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp salt
Sliced chili peppers
Chopped parsley

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

With an electric mixer, beat butter or margarine until fluffy.

Gradually beat in masa harina.

On low speed, beat in water.

Place corn in bowl of a food processor and pulse until chopped coarse.

Stir in masa mixture.

In a small bowl, stir together sugar, cornmeal, cream, baking powder, and salt.

Stir into corn mixture.

Spread in a greased, 8-inch-square baking pan.

Cover with foil.

Place in a larger pan and pour boiling water half way up side of smaller pan.

Bake in preheated 350 F oven for 50 minutes or until set.

Remove smaller pan from water, uncover, and let stand 15 minutes.

Sprinkle with chilies and parsley, if desired.

Makes 8 servings.

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