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Masa (corn flour) and some sort of fillings, traditionally cooked by steaming in a corn husk or banana leaf.

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How do I get vegetarian tamales to come out fluffy?

I'm a vegetarian, so naturally I don't use lard when making the masa for tamales. I've experimented with butter, non-hydrogenated vegetable shortening, and solid coconut oil. I've tried beating the ...