Sopes and Gorditas, no I’m not talking about Taco Bell Gorditas. These small, round and thick disks are made from masa(a whitish dough made from ground corn, water and lime), and then cooked on a comal (griddle or skillet). The word gorditas is also used as a term of endearment for a curvy girls :) and sopes as far as I know just means these little goodies.
3. Once your dough feels soft you’ll need to start shaping it into small 1 inc/ 2.5 cm balls. This recipe yields 6 to 7 Sopes or Gorditas.