15-Minute Masa Tamales

15-Minute Masa Tamales


Grind 6 cups cooked hominy (or 2 large cans) in Wonder Jr Deluxe Handmill w Masa Auger

Mix in WonderMix Kitchen Mixer, with cookie wisks

  • Ground Hominy
  • 1 can Creamed Corn
  • 1/4 cup Coconut Sugar
  • 1 TBL Salt
  • 1 cup Lard
  • 1 cups Amaranth Flour (or other whole grain flour)
  • 2 TBL Rumford Baking Powder

Turn on Wondermix
Add 3/4-1 cup Chicken or Vegetable Broth until dough becomes a smooth consistency — 3-4 minutes

Test by putting small ball of dough in water. When it floats the dough has been mixed enough.


  1. Soak Corn Husks
  2. Spread Masa dough on smooth side of husk
  3. Add strips of Green Chiles
  4. Add Cheese
  5. Wrap in Corn Husk
  6. Wrap in Wax Paper

Use Fagor Pressure Cooker:

  • Place wrapped tamales standing upright on trivet out of the water
  • Add 1 inch of water on bottom of pressure cooker
  • Pressure Cook on high 20 minutes
  • Let pressure release “natural release”