Flour Tortillas

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Ingredients

4 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons salt
1/8 teaspoon baking powder
2/3 cup shortening
1 cup plus 3 tablespoons hot water

Preparation

Combine dry ingredients; stir well. Cut in shortening with a pastry blender until mixture resembles coarse meal. Gradually stir in water, mixing well.

Shape dough into 1 1/2-inch balls, and place on a lightly floured surface. Roll each ball into a very thin circle about 6 inches in diameter.

Cook tortillas in an ungreased skillet over medium-high heat about 2 minutes on each side or until lightly browned. Pat tortillas lightly with a spatula while browning the second side if they puff during cooking. Serve hot with butter, if desired.

Note:

Oxmoor House Homestyle Recipes

January 1984
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