Tamale Dough

El Burrito Masa Recipe5 lbs. EL BURRITO Masa
2 Tablespoon Baking Powder
2 Teaspoon salt, or to taste
1 to 2 Cups Broth, or luke- warm water.
2 lb. Lard or 2 cup Vegetable Oil.

Whip lard at low speed until fluffy, or hand beat 1/2 hour.
Then slowly add Masa while mixing – Add baking powder. Add salt to taste. Add broth as needed. (have a glass of water nearby) Continue to beat until a small piece of dough floats in the glass of water.
Soak corn Husks for approx 1 hr in warm water. Spread 1 or more tablespoons of the prepared Masa, add your favorite filling, fold husk, tuck in end, steam 11/2 to 2 hours or until masa pulls away freely from husk. ENJOY!!

CAUTION, WARM MASA SPOILS! To avoid spoilage, keep masa refrigerated until ready to use.

MAKES 40 TO 60 TAMALES 5 lb regular masa bag.

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