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Bob's Red Mill Masa Harina

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Bob's Red Mill Masa Harina

Bob's Red Mill Golden Corn Flour Masa Harina

The Bottom Line

Bob's Red Mill produces an excellent masa harina for a good price.
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  • A fine, stone ground texture.
  • Excellent flavor.
  • Good price.


  • Sometimes difficult to find in stores.
  • Not organic.


  • The masa harina is stone ground.
  • No cholesterol.
  • Contains calcium and iron.

Guide Review - Bob's Red Mill Masa Harina

Corn flours come in various grits and qualities. Coarsely ground corn, called corn meal, can be used for country style corn breads and for sprinkling on bread pans to prevent loaves from sticking to the pan. A finely ground corn flour can be used for making corn cakes, Johnnycakes and corn tortillas.

Bob's Red Mill masa harina is a finely ground corn flour. It's texture is smooth, not gritty, and it's aroma is pleasantly sweet. When baked into cakes or flat breads, the flavor is full of sweet corn.

Bob's Red Mill also has a selection of other high quality products that range from organic flaxseed meal to gluten free potato flour. Unfortunately, the masa harina is not organic.

24 ounces of Bob's Red Mill masa harina sells for $2.49 for white corn and $2.69 for golden corn. A 6.5 pound case of masa harina starts at $8.96.
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