HOME MADE FLOUR TORTILLAS

 

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Ingredients

  • 3 cups flour
  • 3 tablespoons shortening or lard
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 pinch sugar
  • 1 cup water (lukewarm)

Directions

  • Directions
  • 1.
  • Mix flour, shortening, baking powder, salt, and sugar.
  • 2.
  • Gradually stir in water until crumbly dough forms.
  • 3.
  • Work with hands until dough holds together.
  • 4.
  • on a floured board, shape into a ball and knead until smooth.
  • 5.
  • Divide dough into 12 roughly equal parts.
  • 6.
  • roll into sphere and let stand for 15 minutes.
  • 7.
  • Use a rolling pin to flatten into 8 inch circles.
  • 8.
  • Cook on ungreased griddle on medium heat, to cook, when it starts to bubble, flip it over, when it starts to bubble, pat it down with a clean towel or spatula, when the entire tortilla starts to inflate, take it off the grill.

Notes

Categories: Tortilla 

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