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Mexican Corn Pudding | Budín de Elote


I first tasted Mexican corn pudding at Seasons of My Heart cooking school in Oaxaca, Mexico. This recipe calls for an orange-mescal sauce drizzled on top, which imparts bright flavor and richness. Below are a few words from its creator, Chef Susana Trilling.

This pudding is a variation on the Pan de Elote of the Isthmus. We make it during the rainy season when the fresh corn is harvested. Originally the fresh corn was ground on the volcanic stone metate, but we have replaced that method with the blender. Try to make this a day ahead as it tastes much better the second day. This recipe has a sweet sauce to drizzle on top to serve it as a dessert. Read More…