Tortillas

Tortillas De Harina (White Flour Tortillas)

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Yield: 8-12                              Total Cooking Time:
Temperature: Medium-High                   20-25 minutes
Freeze Well

4 cups flour                             4 tablespoons shortening
2 teaspoons salt                         1 1/2 cups warm water,
2 teaspoons baking powder                    approximately

1. Combine dry ingredients in a medium-sized mixing bowl and cut in
   shortening.
2. Make a well in center of dry ingredients. Add water, a small
   amount at a time, and work mixture into a dough.
3. Knead dough until smooth, cover, and set aside for 10 minutes.
4. Form dough into balls the size of an egg. Roll each ball of dough
   into a circle 6 inches in diameter.
5. Heat a griddle or skillet on medium-high heat. Place each
   tortilla on griddle and cook for approximately 1 minute on each
   side. (Tortilla should be lightly speckled.)
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