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can you make flour tortillas?

I would like to make burritos but I have no flour tortillas and I refuse to go to the store for just that. Any suggestions?

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kimmy73

Asked by kimmy73 at 12:24 PM on Nov. 8, 2009 in Food & Drink

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  • Ingredients

    * 2 cups flour
    * 1 teaspoon salt
    * 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
    * 1/4 cup shortening or vegetable oil
    * 1/2 cup lukewarm water

    Directions

    Put flour, salt, and baking powder into a mixing bowl. Mix the shortening or oil into the flour mixture until it forms pea-size balls. Add the lukewarm water, a little at a time, until the dough is soft and pliable. On a floured surface, knead the dough until smooth, for 1 to 2 minutes. Place in a bowl, cover with a clean dish towel, and let it"rest" for 30 minutes. Knead dough and form 8 to 10 balls. Roll them out as thin and round as possible. Preheat an ungreased griddle or cast-iron frying pan. Cook tortillas on griddle one at a time, flipping when a bubble forms (less than a minute.) Put cooked tortillas in a plastic bag until ready to serve, to keep them warm and soft.
    michiganmom116

    Answer by michiganmom116 at 1:03 PM on Nov. 8, 2009

  • Yup, it's super quick and easy!
    BridgetC140

    Answer by BridgetC140 at 1:23 PM on Nov. 8, 2009

  • done it once, they dont turn out like thin like the store brand but they were good
    americansugar80

    Answer by americansugar80 at 8:59 PM on Nov. 8, 2009

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