Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Homemade Flour Tortillas

Homemade Flour Tortillas
Serves: 12 6-inch tortillas
  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • ¾ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp baking powder
  • 3 Tbls shortening
  • ¾ cup water
  1. Mix flour, salt, and baking powder together with a fork.
  2. Add shortening and continue mixing with fork until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
  3. Make a well in the center of the mixture and add the water.
  4. Slowly incorporate the dry and wet ingredients until dough starts to form.
  5. Place dough on a floured surface and knead for several minutes until dough is nice and smooth.
  6. Cover and let rest for 30 minutes.
  7. Divide dough into quarters and then each quarter into thirds for a total of 12 portions.
  8. Roll out each portion into a 6-7 inch circle.
  9. Cook the tortillas in a skillet over medium-high heat for about two minutes on each side or until puffed and lightly browned.
  10. Remove to a plate and cover with a towel to keep warm.
  11. Serve immediately.
Recipe by Mom On Timeout at http://www.momontimeout.com/2013/04/easy-homemade-flour-tortillas-recipe/

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