Pan de Elote - Corn Bread

And my corn craving continues. 

This time I reached out to a friend of mine from Mexico, because I remember this great corn bread I had when I use to visit there for work.  I remember buying them from the street vendors. Pile high with a handmade sign on top announcing it “hecho en casa” (homemade) After describing to her that wonderful sweet morsel I had, she told me simply, “mija, esta hablando de un simple pan de elote” (girl, you are talking about a simple corn bread).  The she sent me the recipe and told me to enjoy it.

Pan de elote literally means “corn bread,” and it’s one of those iconic Mexican desserts I can’t get enough of.

This is not like American cornbread at all. When it’s done right, it’s like the freshest homemade creamed corn crossed with a flan or bread pudding. It’s not so much a bread as a dense, buttery cake-pudding – delish!

I easy to make, since everything pretty much can go into a blender or food processor – add, mix and pour over a prepare cake pan and in less than 1 hour you got this warm sweet treat, that you just want to bury your face in.

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GCC - Kuih Keria - Sweet Potato Donuts

Here is another item scratched off my kitchen bucket list– Donuts.

I’m not a huge fan of donuts. In fact, if I’m honest with myself (and you guys), I give a donut a 4.5 in my scale of favorite things to eat.  And that is saying a lot, because donuts are basically fried dough, and seriously who does not like FRIED dough?

Anyone? Anyone? I thought so.

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