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Srsly? Tortillas are this easy? Yes

Learning how easy it is to make tortillas from scratch was one of those life defining moments for me. When you serve scratch made tortillas with something like fajitas, it makes a world of difference Рthe tortillas becomes the focal point instead of the after thought. If you need a tortilla press, this is the one that I have and I love it. It is, however, VERY heavy.

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1 3/4 cup ap flour (and a bit extra as needed)
3/4 tsp salt
1/4 tsp baking powder
4 tbsp cold butter
1/2 cup hot water (around 105 degrees)

-Mix all ingredients
-Knead for 3 minutes
-Rest for 15 minutes
-Divide into 10 pieces
-Press in a tortilla press (use plastic wrap on the tortilla press)
-Heat in a dry pan on medium high until cooked through about 1-2 minutes per side