Corn Flour Pockets

Gorditas

Preparation info

  • Makes

    12

    gorditas
    • Difficulty

      Medium

Appears in

Muy Bueno: Three Generations of Authentic Mexican Flavor

Muy Bueno

By Yvette Marquez-Sharpnack

Published 2013

  • About

Mi mamá used to make these delicious gorditas (corn pockets) for us at home and also made them for our local Catholic Church bazaar with the Guadalupanas (Female Christian community devoted to the Virgin Mary). She would help at the annual bazaars for at least eight hours at a time and she did this up until the age of 90. The long lines at the gordita food booth were a testament to their popularity. Everyone knew they