Homemade Tortillas

Making tortillas the traditional way with a healthy twist is easy. We substituted coconut oil for shortening, and the results are delicious!

Yield: 
8 Tortillas

Updated: Wed, 02/21/2018 - 10:43pm

Ingredients

  • 2 ½ cups unbleached white flour
  • 2 ½ teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ¼ cup coconut oil, plus 1 Tablespoon
  • 1 cup hot water

    Instructions

    1. Mix dry ingredients together in a large bowl.
    2. Add ¼ cup coconut oil, and slowly mix in water using hands.
    3. Knead dough 35 times.
    4. Cover dough with damp paper towel and let sit for 15 minutes.<
    5. Divide dough into the size of 8 golf balls.
    6. Heat skillet (non stick or iron work best), to medium high.
    7. Roll out dough one at t time using a rolling pin on floured surface.
    8. Place tortilla in skillet until it bubbles and begins to slightly brown.
    9. Flip and continue process on the other side.
    10. Remove from skillet and enjoy!