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Stolen, then heavily adapted, from a blog. A very nice corn muffin that is not too sweet. Excellent side dish for soups and stews.
- 3⁄4 cup masa harina
- 3⁄4 cup cornmeal or 3⁄4 cup polenta
- 1⁄2 cup whole wheat flour
- 1⁄4 teaspoon ground dried chile (I used dried chipotle powder)
- 2 eggs, slightly beaten
- 2 teaspoons baking powder
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 1⁄2 tablespoons sugar
- 1 1⁄4-1 1⁄2 cups milk
- 2 tablespoons margarine or 2 tablespoons butter, melted
- 1⁄2 cup corn kernel (frozen is fine)
- Preheat oven to 200 C (400 F).
- Mix dry ingredients.
- Add melted margarine, eggs, corn kernels, and enough milk to dry ingredients to make a thick batter, around 1 1/4 cups.
- Spoon batter into muffin tray.
- Bake muffins till golden, around 10 - 15 minutes.
These are so very yummy. Because my husband must eat Gluten Free, we used Jules flour instead of wheat and I lessened the sugar to 1 tbl, and they were just fabulous with homemade soup for dinner and with eggs for breakfast.
Yum! This was a very nice side for my homemade hunter's chili! I liked it's texture better than recipes that don't use masa. Thanks for the great recipe!