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.


This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.