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Brazilian Corn Cake (Bolo Pamonha)

Hello everyone!
Sorry for taking so long to post a new recipe, I feel so guilty. :(
However I do have an excuse...
Well, I guess it's because I've been busy with school and having some personal issues but other than that just lazy!
Today a new cake recipe was made and when that happens, out comes the camera!
It's a delicious simple cake, with a soft corny taste inside and rather crunchy on the outside.
I'm Brazilian, so making and eating Brazilian food is a passion, the best food in the world!

Brazilian Corn Cake (Bolo Pamonha)

Brazilian Corn Cake (Bolo Pamonha)


1 can condensed milk
3 eggs
3/4 cup coconut milk
1 cup yellow corn flour
1/2 cup oil
1 drained can corn
1 heaped tsp baking powder


Preheat oven to 375ºF/190ºC

Beat everything together in a food processor (adding the baking powder last)
If made in a bundt cake pan like I did it takes about 45 minutes to bake and using a round or squared cake pan takes about 35 minutes.

I love eating this cake right out of the oven, when it's got the humid doughy texture from the heat, just like a Pamonha!

Pamonha is a traditional Brazilian food. It's a paste made from corn and milk, boiled wrapped in a corn husk. Some people like to use coconut milk (like me, I make mine sweet with a couple strings of cheese mixed inside). They can be salty or sweet, most states in northeastern Brazil serve it as a sweet dessert, though.

Princess_Mimi Princess_Mimi 8 years 1 week
*its also a corn cake left that out after "bolo de fuba" :P
Princess_Mimi Princess_Mimi 8 years 1 week
:drool: i love brazilian food!! especially their sweets, like brigadeiro. this, i have never tried, but i have tried something very similar called "bolo de Fuba", its also a corn. its so goooooooooood! im so trying this soon, thnx 4 another great recipe c_s :D
celebrity_soup celebrity_soup 8 years 1 week
lol are u serious, this is the easiest cake ever! just dump all of the ingredients in a food processor and your done, then just pop it in the oven. it really is worth making, its a very tasty cake you wont regret making kahribar. :D
kahribar kahribar 8 years 1 week
Okay, so can I get someone to make this for me??? Hee hee hee
karmasabitch karmasabitch 8 years 1 week
Yum!!!!! That looks so good!! :DROOL:
kymmeisme kymmeisme 8 years 1 week
ooooooooo...this looks SO good!! I'm going to have to try it whenever I work the short shift Sunday!!
Sica Sica 8 years 1 week
Hehehehehehe I've posted so many Brazilian recipes...It's WONDERFUL, isn't it? :D ________________________________________ Made in Brasil!
ashleycakes ashleycakes 8 years 1 week
Thanks for the info c_s!
lisabunny lisabunny 8 years 1 week
This sounds so yummy, I can't wait to try it -
celebrity_soup celebrity_soup 8 years 1 week
ashleyk4214: The similarities of a Pamonha and a Tamale is that they are both based on a type of corn dough which is later wrapped in a corn husk. However, the taste, texture and way of making that dough is completely different. A tamale, is a food consisting of steam-cooked corn dough with or without a filling. Tamales can be filled with meats, cheese (post-colonial), and sliced chillis or any preparation according to taste. The tamale is generally wrapped in a corn husk or plantain leaves before cooking, depending on the region from which they come.
celebrity_soup celebrity_soup 8 years 1 week
omg, sorry about that lisabunny, it should be 1 cup. i mixed that up with another recipe i had minimized. thnx for catching that :D
lisabunny lisabunny 8 years 1 week
that doesn't seem like enough flour compared to all the wet ingredients?
ashleycakes ashleycakes 8 years 1 week
The last picture looks like tamales, are they similar to those? This cake looks delicious!
roq5 roq5 8 years 1 week
yum! :)
Liss1 Liss1 8 years 1 week
Looks yummy!
CoconutPie CoconutPie 8 years 1 week
It looks really good!