Sure you can buy them in any store, but when you are snowed in this recipe might come in handy.
|2 cups ||unbleached white flour|
|1/2 tsp. ||salt|
|1/2 tsp. ||baking powder|
|1/4 cups ||vegetable shortening|
|3/4 cups ||water, warm|
- Mix together the flour, salt, and baking powder. Cut in the shortening until the mixture has a mealy appearance. Slowly add the water while mixing. Form the dough into a ball. Place the ball on a floured board and knead until firm (about 2 minutes).
- Divide into 12 small balls. Cover and allow to rest for 30 minutes. Roll each ball into a thin 7" tortilla. Heat a heavy skillet. Cook the tortilla for 1 minute per side. Wrap in a damp towel.
- Serve immediately.