Sweet Mango and Cream Tamales

Total Time: 45 minutes
Serves: 3 Dozens
Sweet Mango and Cream Tamales
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  • 2 lbs of mangoes
  • 2 cups water
  • Sugar, to taste
  • 2 lbs of corn dough , boiled corn
  • 250 grams of cream
  • 250 grams of sugar
  • Water, necessary
  • 2 tablespoons baking powder
  • Softened corn husks


  1. Peel the mangoes, cut into thin strips and put them to boil in a pot with 2 cups water and sugar to taste , until soft then drain
  2. In a large bowl whisk mass, cream or butter , 250 grams of sugar and baking powder . Add enough water and mix well until the dough forms a small eyes or portion thereof can float in a glass of water.
  3. Spread a tablespoon or two of the prepared dough on a sheet of tamale , add mango and wraps . Arrange the tamales in the steamer , cover and steam cook until dough appears from the leaf, between 45 minutes and 1 hour.
Note :

To soften the dried leaves of tamales , place them in a large bowl and cover with hot water. Let them soak until they are soft and pliable , about 3 hours. Drain well .


If possible , use fresh leaves of corn, because not only are smoothed in a short period of time, but also provide a delicate flavor.

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