Flour Tortillas

Flour Tortillas Recipe

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Sharon Perez


A recipe given to me by my sister in law who made great tortillas--I make great road maps!!!

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12 tortillas
45 Min
5 Min


2 c
1/2 tsp
1/2 tsp
baking powder
1/4 c
3/4 c
water, warm


1Mix together the flour, salt, and baking powder. Cut in the shortening until mixture has a mealy appearance. Slowly add water while mixing. Form the dough into a ball. Place ball on a floured surface and knead until firm, about two minutes. Divid dough into 12 equal small balls. Cover and let rest for 30 minutes.

Heat a heavy skillet over high heat.

Roll each ball into a thin @7-inch circle. Cook the tortilla for @ 1 minute on each side. Flip when tortillas starts to bubble up. Place in a bowl or basket, cover with a towel to keep warm. Continue until all the tortillas are cooked. Serve warm.

If you have any left over, place in aluminum foil and seal tightly.

About Flour Tortillas

Course/Dish: Flatbreads, Other Breads
Regional Style: Mexican
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtag: #flour