Homemade Flour Tortillas

Homemade Flour Tortillas

Recipe by my aunt

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yields ~16 tortillas

Creating the Dough

  1. Mix dry ingredients
  2. Mix in oil well
  3. Add boiled water a little at a time until dough gathers itself up in the mixing bowl.
  4. Let dough rest in a closed plastic bag for atleast 30 minutes before cooking

Making the tortillas

  1. Get a pan ready (or use one of these)
  2. Get a plastic bag with a linen cloth lining it (it doesn't have to be perfect)
  3. Clean a countertop and get some flour ready as well as a roller.
  4. Roll out the dough, and if it is a pain to roll, add a little flour, but not too much or it will be hard.
  5. When rolling out the dough, try to keep a circle shape, or square shape if possible.
  6. The dough should be thin enough where you can partially the countertop through it.
  7. Stretch out the dough into a nicer/even shape with your hands a bit, and cook it on the pan.
  8. When cooking, flip the tortilla when it starts to bubble.
  9. Put your finished tortilla inside the other bag and fold the bags opening under it to create a nice heat seal.
  10. Repeat steps 4-6 until all tortillas needed are cooked.

Tip: Tortillas don't need to be cooked the same day, the dough can keep a few days outside the fridge

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