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Mix flour, shortening, baking powder, salt, and sugar.
Gradually stir in water until crumbly dough forms.
Work with hands until dough holds together.
on a floured board, shape into a ball and knead until smooth.
Divide dough into 12 roughly equal parts.
roll into sphere and let stand for 15 minutes.
Use a rolling pin to flatten into 8 inch circles.
Cook on ungreased griddle on medium heat, to cook, when it starts to bubble, flip it over, when it starts to bubble, pat it down with a clean towel or spatula, when the entire tortilla starts to inflate, take it off the grill.
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kryzal801 1 year agoThat's for sure I make mine the same way but we don't measure ...
marthapacheco 1 year agoSo far this has been the best recipe I have found, kids loved them
Bvfarm 1 year agoGreat!! Didn't add sugar, but perfect anyway! Used organic flour & shortening (vegetable based) on cast iron skillet. Yum!
sunrayzd333 2 years agoThank you for this recipe, it turned out great. Had a hard time making them round though... Lol
darrent 2 years agoGreat work well for Enchiladas and Quesadillas
ksrbirdlady 3 years ago
Jreye1 3 years agoEach time I've made this recipe they've turned out excellent!
dawnrw 5 years ago[I posted this recipe.]