Coconut Mango Sweet Tamales with Ginger Butter

Makes 20 tamales
Ingredients
For the coconut mango mixture
1 ripe mango, peeled and chopped
1 cup shredded coconut
¼ cup sugar in the raw
1 vanilla bean, seeds scraped (seeds added to mixture)
⅓ cup coconut milk
For the tamale dough
2 cups masa harina
1 teaspoon lime zest
1 ½ cups coconut mango mixture
½ cup butter
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
For the ginger butter
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Ginger Carrot Muffins with Ginger-Spice Butter

Makes 12 muffins

Ingredients

For the ginger carrot muffins
1 cup all purpose flour
1 cup whole wheat pastry flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
2 teaspoons fresh nutmeg, grated
2 teaspoons fresh cinnamon, grated
½ teaspoon (a pinch) ground cloves
½ teaspoon salt
¼ cup light brown sugar
⅓ cup honey
1 cup soy yogurt
¼ cup coconut milk
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 teaspoons fresh ginger, peeled [...]

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Ginger Spice Butter

Makes ½ cup
Ingredients
½ stick butter, softened
1 teaspoon fresh ginger, peeled and grated
1 teaspoon fresh nutmeg, grated
1 teaspoon fresh cinnamon, grated
Directions
In a small bowl combine all ingredients and mix well. Spread on warm muffins.

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