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Easy Homemade Flour Tortillas

Save some money and make your own flour tortillas.
Course bread, Condiment, Homemade Tortillas
Cuisine American
Keyword homemade flour tortillas, tortillas
Prep Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 35 minutes
Servings 10 people
Calories 202kcal
Author Joe Boyle


  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 cup hot tap water


  • If you're making these by hand, put the dry ingredients in a large bowl. If you use a stand mixer attach the dough hook and place the dry ingredients in the mixer bowl
  • Add the oil and water all at once and mix well until combined.
  • Knead by hand or machine until the dough is smooth, about 3 minutes.
  • Remove the dough from the bowl and form into a ball.
  • Place on a lightly flour-dusted surface and cover with a towel to rest for 30 minutes.
  • After 30 minutes, divide the dough into 10 evenly sized balls, (75 to 78 grams each).
  • Flatten the balls into disks with the palm of your hand and cover again for 30 minutes.
  • Heat a heavy skillet or griddle pan to medium high, (375° to 425° measured with my laser thermometer)
  • Using a rolling pin, roll the dough on a floured surface until very thin, then place one tortilla on the hot pan.
  • Cook about 45 seconds or so, just until the dough bubbles up with medium brown spots then flip and do the same on the second side. This will take about 1 1/2 minutes total in your hot skillet.
  • Repeat with the remaining dough. Place the finished tortillas on a plate and cover with a towel.
  • Serve the warm tortillas right away, or cool and store in a plastic bag in the refrigerator.


Calories: 202kcal