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Shared by Fany Gerson

Masa De Nata (All-Purpose Sweet Pie Dough)

Yield: 2 - 10 inch circles of doughTime: 15min plus overnight resting

This recipe was shared by Fany Gerson. Read more about her family in "Fany Gerson’s Family Dessert Recipe Has Traveled 9,000 Miles" and try her recipes for strawberry galette with masa de nata and hibiscus raspberry pops.


  • 3 ½ cups all purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • ¾ cup granulated sugar
  • ½ cup sour cream
  • 3 large eggs
  • ½ cup (1 stick) butter, room temperature (soft)
DairyVegetarianNorth America


  • Step 1

    Whisk the flour, baking powder, and sugar together in a large bowl until evenly combined.

  • Step 2

    Make a well in the center and add the sour cream, eggs, and butter. Using a fork, start to break up and mix the wet ingredients together, then slowly start to incorporate the flour until a shaggy dough starts to come together. Knead by hand until smooth and uniform.

  • Step 3

    Divide into two even pieces, shape into a disc and wrap tightly with plastic wrap.

  • Step 4

    Refrigerate overnight and then roll out and use as you wish or freeze for up to 1 month.