Homemade Flour Tortillas Recipe

Using this easy homemade flour tortillas recipe, it's simple to make yummy homemade tortillas at home using ingredients you already have in your kitchen!

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3 cups flour
1 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. baking powder
1/2 cup shortening
3/4 cup warm water


  1. Blend all the ingredients except water until the mixture is the consistency of oatmeal.
  2. Add water and blend with fingers.
  3. Knead on a floured board 5 minutes.
  4. Cover and let rest 1/2 hour.
  5. Roll into 8 balls. Let rest 45 minutes.
  6. Flatten balls until very thin.
  7. Cook on a hot ungreased skillet until each side is slightly browned. Makes 8 tortillas.