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       Title: FLOUR TORTILLAS I
  Categories: Mexican, Breads
       Yield: 12 servings
  
       4 c  All purpose flour
   1 1/2 ts Salt
   1 1/2 ts Baking powder
       4 tb Lard or shortening
   1 1/2 c  Warm water
  
   Combine dry ingredients in a mixing bowl. Cut in
   shortening. Make a well in the center and add water, a
   small amount at a time, to form a dough. Knead dough
   in bowl until smooth and elastic. Cover and wet aside
   for ten minutes.
   Form dough into egg-sized balls and flatter between
   palms. With rolling pin,
   roll each ball into a 6 inch circle, about 1/8 inch
   thick. Cook on preheated
   ungreased skillet over medium high heat, apprx. two
   min. per side, until tortilla looks slightly speckled.
   Cover with a clean towel to keep warm and soft until
   served. The tortillas may be cooled and stored in
   plastic bags in
   the freezer for later use.
  
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