This recipe was fairly easy to make. The dough is extremely sticky. Make sure to have a well floured surface and rolling pin. A trick to make things easier: put wax paper down and flour it to use as your work area. Then, you can turn the wax paper between rollings instead of trying to turn the tortilla...much easier!
I made this recipe for my hispanic friend and he said they were just like those his grandmother made.
Granted, I am an amature making tortillas, but all I got out of this was a sticky mess. As soon as I read the recipe I thought there was too much water in it and I was right. I never even added all the water and it was a disater. I didn't even bother to try rolling these out. I quickly found a corn tortilla recipe and made them instead. They came out perfect.
When I was 12 (now 65), a Mexican woman taught me to make these. This is the same recipe she used. Works perfect every time! Really yummy when fresh hot off the old wood stove lid with real butter.
I've made this recipe twice now. The first time I made it, I didn't need to use the entire cup of water as my kitchen was quite humid. I was boiling beans while making them. The second time, all my other cooking was done and they were made spur of the moment to use as wraps. I added sesame oil and sesame seeds but needed the entire cup of water. I'm thinking the stickiness problem some people have mentioned is due more to humidity in the air or flour than an inherent problem with the recipe. I had no problems whatsoever and thought they were lovely! Basic and easily varied to suit your needs.
Wonderful! And what I did was added Garlic, Basil, Parmesan Cheese, and a pinch of white pepper. Yummy! I also added just a bit more shortening as well. Thanks!
A little sticky but easy! I added a little basil and used them as a wrap with ham, cheese, lettuce and ranch dressing.
Had no trouble what so ever with this recipe. Dough was very easy to work with and the whole recipe from start to finish was not in the least time consuming, with a great result at the end. Thanks!!
I had no trouble with this recipe,not sticky at all.Great tasting tortillas! Easy to make but a little time consuming to make.Well worth it though.I made about 20 tortillas,froze some and reheated in microwave 20 seconds came ot fine.
I followed the directions on making this recipe and it came out sticky and runny. I had to use more flour and the tortillas where really small. I was not happy at all.