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Venezuelan Torta de Jojoto

  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 50 min
  • Ingredients 9
  • Servings 12
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Ingredients

3
cups of corn kernels, well drained
1/2
cup Gold Medal™ all-purpose or whole wheat flour
1
pinch salt
1/4
teaspoon baking soda
4
tablespoons butter, at room temperature
3/4
cup sugar
2
eggs
1
cup milk
1 1/3
cup hard cheese, grated

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
220.5
% Daily Value
Total Fat
10.0g
15%
Saturated Fat
5.6g
28%
Cholesterol
56.0mg
19%
Sodium
153.9mg
6%
Total Carbohydrate
26.5g
9%
Dietary Fiber
0.9g
4%
Sugars
14.8g
Protein
6.5g
% Daily Value*:
Calcium
11.50%
12%
Iron
2.80%
3%
Exchanges:
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Nutrition information for this recipe is estimated using a leading nutrition calculation application, but is an estimate only.  Actual nutrition values will vary based on the exact ingredients or brands you may use.

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Expert Tips

You can use fresh corn or canned corn; just make sure they’re well strained.

Directions

  • 1 Preheat the oven to 350°F. Grease and 8x8-inch mold. Set aside.
  • 2 Mix the flour, salt and baking soda in a small bowl. Set aside.
  • 3 Whip the butter and sugar with a hand mixer at medium speed until the mixture is pale, about 3 minutes. Add the eggs, one at a time, and continue mixing. Add the milk bit by bit until it’s all been added.
  • 4 Lower the speed and add the flour mixture, combine until you have an even consistency. Add the cheese and mix until well combined.
  • 5 Place the mixture in the mold and bake for 35-40 minutes or until its firm and lightly browned.
  • 6 Let cook completely before serving.

Torta de Jojoto (corn) is a classic Venezuelan dish. I love it and best of all, it’s very easy to make. The special touch comes from the cheese; it adds a unique and delicious flavor. It’s best to use corn while it’s in season, otherwise you can use canned corn. Enjoy!

Rate and Comment

Oriana Romero Oriana Romero
September 23, 2015

Torta de Jojoto (corn) is a classic Venezuelan dish. I love it and best of all, it’s very easy to make. The special touch comes from the cheese; it adds a unique and delicious flavor. It’s best to use corn while it’s in season, otherwise you can use canned corn. Enjoy!