SERVINGS

20 people

COURSE

Antojitos, Desserts

total time

1 hr 5 mins

CUISINE

Mexican

– Mix the chopped chocolate with the hot water until it dissolves, then set aside.

Instructions

1

– In a large bowl, mix the masa harina with the warm water and vegetable oil. Knead well.

Instructions

2

– Add the melted chocolate and vanilla extract to the dough and keep kneading..

Instructions

3

– Stir in the cocoa powder, light brown sugar, and salt. Keep kneading until you have a uniform texture (the dough will be very creamy).

Instructions

4

– To form the tamales, place about ⅓ cup of dough on a piece of banana leaf (or cornhusk) and add a tablespoon of solid chocolate ganache filling to the center of the dough. Fold the edges of the banana leaf of cornhusk to wrap the tamal.

Instructions

5

– Cook in a pot with a steam rack for 45 minutes. After that time, let them rest for 30 minutes before serving.

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