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  • 2 cups - flour
  • 1 teaspoons - baking powder
  • 1 teaspoons - salt
  • 1/4 cups - shortening or margarine
  • 1/2 cups - warm water
  • Directions:

    Cut shortening into dry ingredients. Add warm water (add enough water to make dough consistency - may need slightly more than the 1/2 cup). Knead 5 minutes. Separate into equal-sized balls, about 2 inches. Roll out on a flat surface with rolling pin and place on very hot skillet (400+ degrees), turning tortilla after small bubbles appear on top side, and cooking another minute or two until small bubbles begin to rise on top again.

    Brief Description

    These homemade tortillas will make your mouth water for fresh tortillas from now on.

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    Category:  Breads

    Cuisine:  American

    Prep Time: 15 min
    Cook Time: 30 min


    Sandra Delgado


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    Posted On:

    February 15, 2012

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    1. […] Tortillas – this basic flour tortilla recipe makes amazingly delicious tortillas; just mix, roll out, toss each on the skillet for a turn or two, and serve up hot and fresh. […]

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