Homemade Tortillas


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Homemade Tortillas
Ingredients
2 cups flour
3 tbsp. shortening
3/4 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. baking powder
3/4 cup water
Directions
Prep time: 25 minutes
Stand time: 30 minutes
Cook time: 30 minutes total

Mix together flour, shortening, salt and baking powder in a medium bowl with a fork until mixture resembles coarse crumbs; stir in water. Place on a lightly floured board and knead several times to form a smooth dough. Cover with a cloth and let stand for 30 minutes. Divide dough into 12 equal portions. Roll each into a 6- to 7-inch circle. Cook each tortilla in a skillet over medium-high heat for about 2 minutes on each side or until lightly browned and puffed.

Makes 12 tortillas.
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