This recipe has been a long time in coming, years actually. I’ve been trying out recipes for homemade flour tortillas for what seems like forever – but I’ve never been thrilled with any of them. Definitely not thrilled enough to blog them – too dry, too sticky, too crisp, too bland, too soggy, too complicated. This time, with these flour tortillas, it’s different. They totally live up to their name – Best Ever Homemade Flour Tortillas!
4 cups of all purpose flour
1 tsp of salt
1tsp of baking powder
1 cup of vegetable shortening
1 cup of warm water
Mix all dry ingredients
Add vegetable shortening and mix well with dry ingredients
Add warm water until you get a dough consistency
Let it rest inside a ziploc bag for at least 1 hour before making them.
After resting them form small balls and extend and cook on griddle. Turn when you see bubbles.