Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 8 mins

I found this in my TOH magazine. This is different from all of the other 5 recipes posted here as it does not use shortening or baking powder. It was fun making these on our own last summer and I look forward to doing it again now that I remember where the recipe was found. Hope it works out for you too.


  1. In a large bowl, combine the flour and salt. Stir in the water and oil.
  2. Turn dough onto a floured surface and knead 5-6 times.
  3. Divide dough into 8 equal portions. On the floured surface roll each portion into a 7-inch disk.
  4. In a large non-stick skillet coated with cooking spray cook tortillas over medium heat for 1 minute on each side or until lightly browned. Keep warm while cooking the others.
Most Helpful

Nif, I don't think you did anything wrong. This recipe is missing baking powder. Most flour tortilla recipes call for at least 1/2 teaspoon of baking powder. This one has none. Try it with some baking powder.

mariposa111 December 02, 2012

I'm not sure what I did wrong with this but a recipe that involves anything similar to baking (flour and water!) for me is always a challenge! I'm sure that this is an amazing recipe, because all of Hokies' recipes are! I'm going to try this one again in a while! Thanks for posting HL! :)

Nif April 28, 2012

With two teenes in the family I prepared the double quantity. I had only one piece left!
We had these yummies with yellow pepper sauce, avocado salsa and great chicken.
Done for ZWT7

awalde May 27, 2011