Cornmeal Dough

This recipe goes with Delta Tamales

Yield: Makes 4 1/2 cups
Recipe from Southern Living

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  • 1 1/4 cups shortening
  • 4 cups instant corn masa mix or yellow cornmeal
  • 1 3/4 cups warm chicken broth
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons paprika


  1. 1. Beat shortening at medium speed with an electric mixer 2 to 3 minutes or until creamy.
  2. 2. Stir together corn masa mix and next 3 ingredients in a medium bowl until well blended. Gradually add corn masa mixture to shortening, beating at medium speed just until blended after each addition. Cover dough with plastic wrap until ready to use.
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