Flour Tortillas

1
Lucia-Santos Hernandez

By
@morena1951

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

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
Dozen is made
Prep:
15 Min
Method:
Griddle

Ingredients

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

How to Make Flour Tortillas

Step-by-Step

  • 11. Mix dry ingredients together
  • 22. Then add shortening (I prefer Crisco). You can mix with your hand or use a pie crust cutter. mix well.
  • 33. make a well and pour water slowly mix with a large spoon. or use your dough hook.
  • 44. Mix till you have a nice smooth ball of dough. Just like when making Bread dough.
  • 55. 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
  • 66. 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
  • 77. when roll out place on hot grill. less than a minute on each side.
  • 8if 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