Homemade Flour Tortillas

0  out of 0
Date October 27, 2015
Twitter  Stumbleupon  Delicious  Facebook  Digg      Print   Send   Upload your recipe images   Add To My Cookbook
Robert Homemade Flour Tortillas
Posted In Tortillas Recipes


In the bowl of a food processor fitted with the bottom blade, add the all-purpose flour, wheat flour and salt and pulse 2 to 3 times to combine. Add in the cold lard and butter and pulse until the mix resembles cornmeal-like texture, 5 to 6 (20-second) pulses. Add the warm water and pulse until a dough ball forms.

Turn the dough out onto a well-floured board and knead until the dough is elastic and smooth and no longer sticky, 3 to 4 minutes. Form into a small loaf shape, about 6 by 4-inches. Wrap tightly in plastic wrap and let rest at room temperature for 1 hour.

Cut the dough into 8 equal pieces. Working with one at a time, roll into a ball, about the size of a golf ball and dust lightly with flour. Repeat.

Place the balls, one at a time, into a well-floured tortilla press, press down and remove. You should have a 6-inch disc at this point. Place the disc on a floured board and roll out to 8 to 9-inch in diameter and almost paper thin, lightly dusting with flour and turning as needed. You can stack them, separated by waxed paper.

Heat a cast-iron skillet or griddle over medium heat. Add the raw tortillas, one at time, cook for 30 to 45 seconds per side, or just until the bubbles puff up, then turn and repeat. Keep the cooked tortillas in a towel, covered, to keep warm and pliable.


    1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour, plus more for kneading
    2 teaspoons salt
    1/4 cup lard, cold
    1 tablespoon unsalted butter, cold
    2/3 cup warm water, about 98 to 100 degrees F
    Special equipment: tortilla press
  • PREP 20 min
  • COOK 5 min
  • READY IN 1 h 30 min
  • YIELD 8 Tortillas
  • DIFFICULTY Intermediate
New Reviews
» Not yet reviewed by any member. You can be the first one to write a review.
Related Recipes
An excellent homemade peanut sauce
Thai Peanut Sauce
2013-12-09 01:31:47
Here is a healthier version of homemade fried chicken
Crispy Oven-Fried Chicken
2013-12-15 22:26:10
A homemade version of the Hershey's SKOR bar
Homemade SKOR Chocolate Bar
2013-12-17 23:41:03
Homemade flour tortillas
Homemade Flour Tortillas
2013-12-17 23:51:01
Homemade Samoas Girl Scout Cookies
Samoas Girl Scout Cookies
2014-01-03 00:16:50
Homemade recipe for Heinz Ketchup
Heinz Ketchup Clone
2014-01-26 19:11:38
Corn Burritos from when you were kids. This is to make corn burritos, see our other recipes for making corn tortillas and beans.
Corn Burritos
2014-02-11 23:59:49
Homemade Ketchup Recipe
Homemade Ketchup
2015-03-19 19:02:29