by Joyce Kohl

Flour Tortillas Source: Go Inside™
Homemade tortillas are so much better than “store-bought!”
Servings: Ingredients:


Vary the size as needed

4 cups flour

2 tsp salt

1 tsp baking powder (optional)

1/3 cup shortening

1 1/4 – 1 cup lukewarm milk or water

  1. Sift together dry ingredients. Work shortening in with fingers. Stir in milk or water a little at a time. Form a ball. Knead dough on lightly floured board.
  1. Make into balls about the size of golf balls. Let them stand without touching for 15 minutes. Roll each ball with a rolling pin until it is 6-8″ in diameter.
  1. Cook on a medium hot ungreased griddle about 2 minutes on one side, turn over and cook 1-2 minutes on the other side. Cool, store in refrigerator until ready to use. Can also be frozen.