How to Make Flour Tortillas Mexican Style Recipe

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Recipe Ingredients:

3 cups self-rising flour
1 tsp salt
2 tsp baking powder
2 tbsp solid vegetable shortening (or lard if you're into authenticity)
1 1/8 cups water

Recipe Instructions:

In a Large bowl, cut shortening into flour.Add salt and baking powder. Stir water in slowly with a fork until large ball of dough is formed.Cover and let sit for 20 minutes.Turn out onto a board and knead until smooth.Didvide into 12 pieces and shape each into a smooth ball.Flatten each ball into a four or five inch patty, the roll into a nine-inch round.

After each tortilla is rolled out, place it on a preheated, ungreased skillet over medium high heat. When blisters appear on tortilla, flatten immediately with a wide spatula. Turn tortilla often until blisters turn a light brown. Serve immediately or store in a refrigerator or freezer. Makes a dozen.


Enjoy this delicious flour tortilla Mexican food recipe!

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January 21, 2010

Really excellent it served as a good reminder for me thank you for sharing

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