Homemade tortillas in 5 steps
Cinco de Mayo is Saturday! I’m counting down the days until this American celebration of all things Mexican by posting ideas and recipes every day.
Today’s post is all about homemade tortillas. These are so easy and perfect for kids who want to help out in the kitchen.
These pictures will guide you through making tortillas. Easy peasy!
Mix water and PAN (white corn flour, NOT Masa which makes for harder tortillas) according to package directions.
Make dough into 1-inch balls and place at the center of your tortilla press that has been covered with plastic wrap on both sides (cutting boards will work too, but it’s a little harder to get the tortillas as thin).
Press the tortilla ball until thin.
Bake the tortillas on a preheated cast iron or other heavy-bottomed skillet.
Keep the cooked tortillas in a tortilla warmer or a clean kitchen towel until you’ve worked your way through all of the dough.
Looking for more specific directions? No worries, check out my detailed post about making homemade tortillas at Wandering Educators.
“Mom, we should have made more.” That says it all.