Homemade Flour Tortillas

Here is a simple  and quick recipe for homemade  flour tortilla wraps and If you didn’t want to go out and buy these wraps maybe you can try to challenge yourself with making them.Once you make them once you may turn to a convert because the  tortilla wraps are oh so delicious .They are not loaded down with a bunch of chemical laden ingredients and they are healthier too.You can make tacos,fajitas and quesadillas with them trust me when I say “Yummo”.Well let me get onto the recipe.I hope you have a great time making these.


2 cups flour

1 tsp baking powder

1 tsp salt

3-4 tbsps  shortening

1 cup +1tbsp warm water or milk(I used milk)


1.In a medium or large bowl mix the flour,baking powder and salt with a spoon or whisk.

2.Add the shortening and cutting it into the flour with a fork,knife or your finger until until it resembles small peas.

3.Now make a well in the middle of the bowl and  slowly add  in the warm milk or water.

4. Mix together until dough comes together and then place onto a floured surface and knead until dough becomes smooth.

5.Roll dough into a thick snake and cut into slices and the dough slices into a golf ball sized balls.Cover and let them rest for 20-30 minutes.

6.On a floured board roll out the dough until it becomes thin.

7.Place rolled out dough onto a  ungreased griddle or pan.When bubbles form turn the tortillas over and let  them get golden brown.

8.When the tortillas are done  let them cool  little and place them into a zip lock bag.