How to Make Masa for Tamales
It’s easy to make the masa for tamales. Just a couple of ingredients. Whip this. Mix that... (snaps fingers) ... and done!
Prep Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Servings: 3 1/2 cups
In a large bowl, combine the masa, salt, and baking powder.
Add the hot water.
Knead until you form a smooth dough.
Beat the lard with your mixer until smooth. About 2 minutes.
Add the masa in small batches, beating until smooth and scraping down each time.
Pour stock and beat until the dough is soft. About 2 minutes.
Refrigerate for 30 minutes.
Beat one last time with your mixer for 1 minute before using.