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Corn Cakes (Cachapas)

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8 servings

Some call them Corn Cakes. Some call them Cachapas. But all will agree these cheesy fried patties are simply delicious!

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Make It

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  • Place corn, masa and salt in blender container; cover. Pulse a few times to break up the corn. Remove corn mixture from blender; shape evenly into 8 (3-inch) cakes.
  • Heat oil in large nonstick skillet on medium heat. Add the corn cakes; cover. Cook 5 min. on each side or until golden brown on both sides, gently flattening the corn cakes with spatula after turning over.
  • Sprinkle with cheese; cover. Remove from heat. Let stand 3 min. or until cheese is melted. Serve warm.

Make Ahead

Cachapas can be individually wrapped in plastic wrap and frozen. Unwrap and reheat in microwave for 20 sec. or just until warmed before serving.

Food Facts

These corn cakes go by many names in Central and South America. Preparation techniques and ingredients vary from country to country and region to region.


  • 8 servings

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 8 servings
Calories 60
Total fat 3g
Saturated fat 1g
Cholesterol 5mg
Sodium 200mg
Carbohydrate 8g
Dietary fiber 1g
Sugars 1g
Protein 3g
% Daily Value
Vitamin A 0 %DV
Vitamin C 2 %DV
Calcium 6 %DV
Iron 0 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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