Masa Dough for Tamales Recipe

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Masa Dough for Tamales

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3/4 cup lard
2 1/2 cups masa harina
1 teaspoon fine sea salt
1/4 teaspoon baking powder
1 1/2 cups warm chicken broth or water
(a little chile powder or other dried pepper mixture could be added, if desired)

Beat the lard until light and fluffy, about 5 minutes. Add remaining ingredients, using just enough liquid until the dough holds together well.

Recipe created 1998-11-03.

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