Sweet Corn Tamales

Tamales Dulces de Elote

Preparation info
  • Makes

    18 to 20

    • Difficulty


Appears in
Claudia's Cocina: A Taste of Mexico from the Winner of MasterChef Season 6 on FOX

By Claudia Sandoval

Published 2016

  • About

When I made these corn tamales on the show, not many people understood why I would make a sweet tamale. Being able to give people more of an understanding about Mexican food made me so proud.

One thing to consider with this recipe is that corn is usually sweetest when it is in season, so try to prepare this recipe during corn season. This recipe will not work with canned or frozen corn; so much of the texture of these tamales is owed to the starch the fresh corn provides, and you’ll