Homemade Tortillas

Homemade Tortillas


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About this recipe: Serve these warm homemade tortillas with a Mexican or South American dish and you're sure to impress your guests. These are absolutely delicious.


Serves: 6 

  • 280g plain flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1/2 cup water

Prep:15min  ›  Cook:25min  ›  Extra time:15min  ›  Ready in:55min 

  1. Sift the flour, salt and baking powder into a large mixing bowl. Rub in butter until mixture resembles breadcrumbs.
  2. Add the water and mix until the dough can be gathered together. If necessary, add more water, 1 teaspoon at a time. Cover the dough with a damp cloth and let rest for 15 minutes.
  3. Divide the dough into 12 equal pieces and roll into balls. On a lightly floured surface roll and stretch each round into a circle 35cm across.
  4. Cook in a large, dry frying pan over medium-high heat until brown spots begin to appear on the surface, then turn and brown the other side. Keep tortillas covered with a clean, dry cloth until ready to serve.

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I made the dough mixture which was easy enough. My 4 year old son rolled out at least 6 tortillas. I lightly cooked the tortillas, put them in the tortilla warmer then served them with green chorizo. - 20 Jul 2014

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