Worlds Best Flour Tortillas

Worlds Best Flour Tortillas

In order to make the best Mexican food, you need to start with the essentials.  Don’t go out and buy those nasty tortillas you find in the store.  They are filled with so many disgusting chemicals.  Make them at home and for a fraction of the cost.  

Flour Tortillas- Hungry Doug

Worlds Best Flour Tortillas

Stop buying those crappy chemical filled tortillas from the supermarket. Make your own in no time at all.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Course Staples
Cuisine Cuban, Mexican
Servings 10 Small Tortillas


  • 3 cups flour
  • 1.5 tsp salt
  • 2 tsp Baking Powder
  • 3/4 cup Shortening
  • 3/4 cup Water HOT


  • Grab a large bowl and mix the Flour, Salt, and Baking Powder.
  • Take the shortening and crumble it into the flour mix until the flour mix becomes crumbly.
  • Add water and mix until the dough starts to take shape.
  • Throw some flour down on your counter and knead the dough until it is smooth and stretchy.
  • Put it in a bowl and cover with a damp towel. Let it sit for one hour.
  • Split the dough into 6 equal pieces and roll into a ball. If you want to make smaller taco tortillas, cut into 12 pieces.
  • Heat up your skillet to medium high heat.
  • Throw some flour on a rolling pin and roll each dough ball into a tortilla. If you want the tortillas to come out better, use a tortilla press or frying pans.
  • Throw the tortillas on a skillet and cook until lightly golden brown.
  • Pull off the tortillas and place under a towel.
  • Repeat!