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Cuisine: Mexican
Serves: 4 people

Recipe Ingredients

  Vegetable oil spray
3   Frozen corn - thawed
1/2 cup 118mlSkim milk
1 2/3 cups 104g / 3.7ozYellow corn meal
2 tablespoons 30mlSugar
1 teaspoon 5mlBaking powder
1 teaspoon 5mlSalt
1/2 teaspoon 2.5mlAnise seed
1/2 teaspoon 2.5mlGround cinnamon
1/4 cup 40g / 1.4ozRaisins
1 cup 198g / 7ozEgg (large)
2 cups 396g / 13ozEgg whites (large)
4 oz 113gMuenster cheese - thinly sliced
1/2 teaspoon 2.5mlPaprika

Recipe Instructions

1. Preheat oven to 350F. Spray a 9-inch square baking pan with cooking spray and set aside.

2. In a blender or food processor, in 2 batches, puree the corn and milk until smooth.

3. In a large mixing bowl, stir together the corn meal, sugar, baking powder, salt, anise seeds, cinnamon and raisins. In a small bowl, lightly beat the egg and whites together. Stir the beaten eggs and corn puree into the dry ingredients until just moistened. Spoon the batter into the prepared pan and cover the top with cheese. Sprinkle with paprika.

4. Bake 40 to 45 minutes, until a knife inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool 20 minutes before cutting.

From "Celebre la Cocina Hispana" (Healthy Hispanic Recipes) by the National Cancer Institute.



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