Mexican Sweet Tamales

Mexican Sweet Tamales
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Ingredients

  • 1 cup toasted pine nuts
  • 1 ½ cups packed light brown sugar
  • 3 sticks (12 ounces) unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • 3 ¾ cups water, at room temperature
  • 1 ½ teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 ½ teaspoons anise seeds
  • 1 ¾ teaspoons baking powder
  • + 4 more ingredients
    • 2 teaspoons kosher salt
    • 4 ½ cups masa harina, such as Maseca
    • 1 ½ cups golden raisins, also known as sultanas
    • 35 corn husks

Place corn husks in a large bowl or baking dish, cover completely with hot water, and weigh down with a plate or bowl to fully submerge. Soak until husks are very pliable, at least 2 hours at room temperature or overnight in the refrigerator. Drain, squeeze out excess water, and wipe dry. Place...

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