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HOMEMADE FLOUR TORTILLAS
4 cups flour
1 tsp salt
2 tsp baking powder
2 TBS lard (no substitutes)
1-1/2 cups water
Whisk the flour, salt, and baking powder together in a mixing bowl. Mix in the lard with your fingers until the flour resembles cornmeal.
Add the water and mix until the dough comes together; place on a lightly floured surface and knead a few minutes until smooth and elastic. Divide the dough into 24 equal pieces and roll each piece into a ball.
Preheat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Use a well-floured rolling pin to roll a dough ball into a thin, round tortilla.
Place into the hot skillet, and cook until bubbly and golden;
flip and continue cooking until golden on the other side. Place the
cooked tortilla in a tortilla warmer; continue rolling and cooking the
I have more than just homemade tortilla recipes, please check out more of my Mexican food recipes below.
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