Sunday, December 27, 2009

Barbara's Tortillas

4 cups flour
3/4 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. salt
1/3 cup shortening or oil
1 1/3 cups boiling water

Mix flour baking powder and salt in bowl.  Cut in shortening or oil.  Add boiling water and mix.  Dump dough out of bowl onto counter and mix with hands until you have a smooth dough.  Divide dough into 12 equal parts.  Cover with cloth to keep from drying.  Roll out dough, one at a time, to make tortillas.  Place in hot frying pan over medium heat.  Cook 1-2 minutes on each side until lightly browned.  Serve and eat.

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