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Homemade tortillas

Recipe from: 3/6/2003 12:00:00 AM
Ingredients 5
Servings 10


  • 375
    cake flour
  • 250
    mealie meal
  • pinch salt
  • 60
  • 160
    warm water


Combine the dry ingredients.
Rub in the butter, then gradually add the water, mixing to form a stiff dough.
Knead the dough until smooth.
Leave to rest for 30 minutes.
Divide into 8 to 12 pieces and roll out until very thin.
Cover with a damp cloth.
Heat a heavy-based non-stick pan and grease with non-stick spray.
Place one of the dough circles in the pan and cook until the edges start to curl.
Turn and cook the other side.
Repeat, stack the tortillas on top of one another, interleaving them with wax paper.
The tortillas will soften while standing.

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