Homemade Flour tortillas

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This recipe is for you if you’ve been wanting to try your hand at making handmade flour tortillas but are afraid they’ll be too tough. This flour tortilla recipe is so easy to make that you won’t believe it!

You’ll only need a few items to prepare these tortillas. All-purpose flour, baking powder, salt, olive oil, and water are likely to be found in your kitchen. You can feel good about serving your family tortillas produced from genuine, identifiable ingredients when you create these homemade flour tortillas.

And then there’s the flavor! There is no comparison between handmade and store-bought tortillas. The taste of these handmade tortillas is incredible. They’re soft and delicious right out of the pan.


3 cups all-purpose flour, unbleached
1.5 teaspoon salt
3 tablespoons fat
1 cup of hot water
¼ cup olive oil


Combine the flour with the salt and mix thoroughly. Crumble the lard into the flour mixture with your fingertips. 1 cup warm water, mix with a spoon as much as possible, then put onto a level surface and knead into a cohesive ball Allow for at least 30 minutes of resting time.
Tear into golfball-sized bits and roll between your palms to smooth them out.
Roll them out to about 5-6 inches in diameter with a rolling pin.
Heat a tortilla over a comal/griddle over medium-high heat.
Cook for 45-60 seconds on each side, or until light brown spots appear.
To speed up the process, roll out the next tortilla while the first is cooking.


Allow the dough (or dough balls) to rest for a bit longer if the tortillas are springing back and not retaining their shape as you roll them out.
Getting the stove’s heat just right might take a few trials. If you’re acquiring black patches rapidly, your temperature is too high. If brown patches take too long to appear, your temperature is too low.

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