Homemade Flour Tortillas (unhealthy delicious method)

Homemade Flour Tortillas (unhealthy delicious method)

6 reviews, 4.3 star(s). 83% would make again

Ready in 50 minutes

This is an unhealthy, relatively easy, delicious method of making homemade flour tortillas. It was passed down to me from my mom. who knows where she learned.


2 cups all-purpose flour
1/4 can substitute vegetable shortening)
1/2 teaspoon Salt
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
3/4 cup Warm milk

Original recipe makes 12



1. Combine flour, salt & baking powder into a bowl.

2. Add Lard and mix until well combined (i use a stand mixer)

3. While mixing, slowly add the lukewarm milk.

4. Continue mixing until a the result is a nice smooth ball of dough (this is where the mixer comes in hand as it might take a while)

5. Divide the dough into about 12 pieces and make into balls

6. Cover these with a damp cloth and let sit for 30-45 minutes

7. Roll the balls into round tortillas (about 6" diameter)

8. Heat griddle or heavy pan to medium heat.

9. Cook tortillas until golden brown (they might puff up a bit)

10. enjoy

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Unhealthy yes, plenty good very yes. Its just a good recipe but I think you mean 1/4 cup of lard not can because they did come out great that way. This made good tortillas that most everyone liked.
Aimeelady 2y ago

I think 1/4 cup lard or shorting
Markdaleson 3y ago

Did u mean 1/4 can of lard or cup of lard?
BaronCorsair 4y ago

Absolutely wonderful!!!! :-)
JackMcFarland 4y ago

[I posted this recipe.]
aflores3 6y ago

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