Flour Tortillas

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recipe by Drop www.getdrop.com

  • Time icon
    Total Time
    40mins
  • Serves icon
    Serves
    12
  • Calories icon
    Calories
    309
based on 11 ratings

Homemade tortillas are so much tastier than the paper-thin, mass-produced kind! Use them for tacos, fajitas, quesadillas, with eggs for breakfast. Try making them ahead in big batches and freezing them until needed.

recipe updated Jul 5, 2018

Ingredients

  • All purpose flour icon
    All purpose flour
    778g
  • Salt icon
    Salt
    27g
  • Baking powder icon
    Baking powder
    15g
  • Shortening icon
    Shortening
    109g
  • Water icon
    Water
    450ml

Tools

  • kCook icon Whisk
  • kCook icon Stove
  • kCook icon Rolling pin
  • kCook icon Large mixing bowl

Step preview

  1. Get a clean large mixing bowl
  2. Add all purpose flour
  3. Add salt
  4. Add baking powder
  5. Whisk together
  6. Add shortening
  7. Rub in until coarse crumbs form
  8. Mix in warm water
  9. Knead until smooth
  10. Divide into a ball
  11. Roll out until 1/8" (5mm) thick
  12. Cook
  13. Keep warm with kitchen towel
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