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“Found this in the May 2003 issue of Parenting.”
READY IN:
55mins
SERVES:
8-10
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Put flour, salt, and baking powder into a mixing bowl.
  2. Mix the shortening or oil into the flour mixture until it forms pea-size balls.
  3. Add the lukewarm water, a little at a time, until the dough is soft and pliable.
  4. On a floured surface, knead the dough until smooth, for 1 to 2 minutes.
  5. Place in a bowl, cover with a clean dish towel, and let it"rest" for 30 minutes.
  6. Knead dough and form 8 to 10 balls.
  7. Roll them out as thin and round as possible.
  8. Preheat an ungreased griddle or cast-iron frying pan.
  9. Cook tortillas on griddle one at a time, flipping when a bubble forms (less than a minute).
  10. Put cooked tortillas in a plastic bag until ready to serve, to keep them warm and soft.

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