Cheese-Stuffed Venezuelan Corn Cakes (Cachapas)
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Cheese-Stuffed Venezuelan Corn Cakes (Cachapas)

4.4 16 Recipe Reviews | Rate this Recipe | 60 Saves

Al igual que las arepas, estas tortillas de maíz son un alimento básico en Panamá, Venezuela y Colombia. Típicamente se prepararan con jojoto (maíz tierno, elote) fresco, pero esta versión combina maíz en crema de lata, mezcla para panqueques y harina de maíz. Tradicionalmente se usa el queso fresco. Pero puedes usar cualquier otro tipo de queso.

5 mins. to Prepare

15 mins. Cooking Time

0 mins. Standing Time

20 mins. Total

Servings: 5 servings

Difficulty: Easy

Ingredients

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Directions

PLACE creamed corn, baking mix, corn meal, egg, butter and sugar in blender container; cover. Blend until smooth. Pour batter into medium bowl. Let rest for 5 minutes.

HEAT griddle or skillet over medium heat; brush lightly with vegetable oil. Pour 1/4 cup of batter onto hot griddle; cook until bubbles form on surface and bottom turns golden. Turn and cook about 1 minute longer or until golden. Place slices of cheese and ham, if desired, on pancakes and fold over. Remove to serving platter. Keep warm in oven. Repeat with remaining batter. Serve warm.

* May also use ALBERS® White Corn Meal.

Recipe and photo courtesy of Continental Mills, Inc.
ALBERS® is a registered trademark of Continental Mills, Inc.
BISQUICK® is a registered trademark of General Mills, Inc.

Amount Per Serving
Servings: 5 servings
Calories340
Calories from Fat220
%Daily Value*
Total Fat 24g38%
Saturated Fat 10g51%
Cholesterol 85mg28%
Sodium 610mg26%
Carbohydrates 40g13%
Dietary Fiber 3g10%
Sugars 11g
Protein 12g
Vitamin A10%
Vitamin C2%
Calcium25%
Iron8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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This was a tasty combination but was nothing extraordinary. Don't replace the cornmeal+baking mix for cornmeal mix... it makes the cakes very very difficult to flip. I think there should be some sort of flavoring added... it didn't have a Venezuelan feel to it.

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I still have the grandchildren here and saw this recipe. It's so hard to get nutritional but yet fun foods into them. I made this and it really went over. I used a ham slice but would use canadian ham or bacon in this. For adults I would use some smokey cheddar chesse. For the kids good old American was the winner. We all enjoyed this recipe. Some fresh tomato on the side or fruits. I did both and we ejoyed this a lot.

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This was a tasty combination but was nothing extraordinary. Don't replace the cornmeal+baking mix for cornmeal mix... it makes the cakes very very difficult to flip. I think there should be some sort of flavoring added... it didn't have a Venezuelan feel to it.

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