Flour Tortillas

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Drop

POSTED Tue, 5 May 2020

Serves

12

Total Time

40 MINS

Calories

309

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 ne...

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    INGREDIENTS


  • All purpose flour icon
    All purpose flour

    6 cups (about 777.6 g)

  • Salt icon
    Salt

    1 ½ tablespoons (about 27 g)

  • Baking powder icon
    Baking powder

    1 tablespoon (about 15 g)

  • Shortening icon
    Shortening

    ½ cup (about 110.7 g)

  • Water icon
    Water

    450 g (about 1 ¾ cups)warm

    METHOD


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

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