A sweet tamale filled with brown sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, raisins and pecans.
Recipe by Rick Bayless
Huitlacoche (also spelled cuitlacoche) is a fungus which grows naturally on ears of corn (Ustilago maydis). The fungus is harvested and treated as a delicacy. The earthy and somewhat smoky fungus is used to flavor quesadillas, tamales, soups and other specialty dishes.
Dessert tamales filled with sweet corn kernels, raspberries, rasins and almonds.
From Vegetarian Gourmet 1993, Don Matesz. This a vegetarian tamale made with tofu, onion, bell pepper, soy sauce and mustard.