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Flour Tortillas Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Tina Hubenak
Added: Saturday, February 18, 2006

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
4 cups flour
1 tsp baking powder
2 tsp salt
8 tbsp or 1/2 cup shortening or oil
1 to 1 1/4 cups hot water

Directions:
Directions:
Sift dry ingredients, add shortening, working into the flour. Stir in 1 cup water and form into ball, if necessary, use more water until bowl is clear of all dough. Knead well on floured board and make balls the size of eggs. Let them stand for 15 minutes or 1 - 2 hours-- the longer the better. Then roll out with rolling pin until size of salad plate. Place on hot ungreased skillet or griddle and cook 2 minutes, then turn and cook 1 minute for other side. Watch closely as not to burn. Best fresh made, but may be reheated.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
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Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
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Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
They may be rolled out ahead of time and placed in the refrigerator until time to cook.

 

 

 

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