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

  1. Combine dry ingredients; stir well. Cut in shortening with a pastry blender until mixture resembles coarse meal. Gradually stir in water, mixing well.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
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