Homemade Tortillas and Quesadillas
Recipe type: Dinner
Cuisine: Belizian
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Serves: 18-20
A simple, easy recipe for homemade tortillas and directions for quesadillas as well.
  • 6 cups flour
  • 6 tsp. baking powder
  • ¾ shortening (vegetable oil)
  • 3 tsp. salt
  • 2 cups water, more or less to make a soft dough
  1. Mix dry ingredients together (flour, baking powder, and salt)
  2. Add shortening and water
  3. Divide into 18-20 pieces
  4. Roll or pat each piece into a circle, using flour if dough is sticky
  5. Using high heat, spray a skillet and fry tortilla, approximately 30 minutes per side
  6. The dough can also be rolled into balls and put into a bag or tightly covered container
  7. Store in the refrigerator for use later that day.
  8. Take dough out of the refrigerator 10-20 minutes before you are ready to fry them so they can warm to room temperature.
Recipe by My Windowsill at https://mywindowsill.com/homemade-tortillas-quesadillas/