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Arepas

Course: Breads, Grains, and Cereals
Servings: 4
Calories: 285kcal

Ingredients

  • 2/3 cup white corn flour
  • 4 oz costeño cheese
  • 1/2 tsp anise
  • 1 cup hot water 
  • 1 tsp  butter

Instructions

  • Place the corn flour in a bowl.
  • Grate the cheese and add cheese and anise to the flour.
  • Add the warm water; mix with a spatula.
  • Leave to rest for 10 minutes then knead for 2 to 3 minutes.
  • To form the corn cakes make 4 circles about 4-inches wide and 1/2-inch thick.
  • Grease a skillet or arepas pan with butter. Place each corn cake on the skillet or arepas pan and cook  until slightly browned.