Flour Tortillas

Lucia-Santos Hernandez


I personally use my hands (yes they are very clean :)
but you can use your bread maker to mix all the ingredients or the dough hook on your mixer.
It is just like making bread dough


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  • 3 c
    all purpose flour
  • 2 1/2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 2 1/2 tsp
  • 3 Tbsp
    shortening (i use crisco)
  • 2 or 3 c
    hot water

How to Make Flour Tortillas


  1. 1. Mix dry ingredients together
  2. 2. Then add shortening (I prefer Crisco). You can mix with your hand or use a pie crust cutter. mix well.
  3. 3. make a well and pour water slowly mix with a large spoon. or use your dough hook.
  4. 4. Mix till you have a nice smooth ball of dough. Just like when making Bread dough.
  5. 5. I let your dough rest for maybe 3 to 5 minutes. while you are waiting. heat up your flat grill or cast iron skillet on med. heat
  6. 6. next make small dough balls about 2 or 3 inches.
    roll out your dough to about 5 to 7 inches.
    Just depend on how thick or thin you like your tortillas
  7. 7. when roll out place on hot grill. less than a minute on each side.
  8. if you need more instructions feel free to email. me.

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About Flour Tortillas

Course/Dish: Flatbreads, Other Breads
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: Mexican
Other Tag: For Kids

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