How to Make Tortillas

October 23, 2020
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A tortilla is a type of flatbread. Tortillas are an important part of Mexican food. Check out how a corn tortilla is made.

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Start with corn flour and water. Corn flour is ground corn.

Make dough. Mix the corn flour with water. Roll the dough into small balls.

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Roll out the dough. Form a thin, flat circle. This can be done with a rolling pin or a tortilla press.

Cook the tortillas. You can do this on a hot griddle. The tortillas are finished when they look dry and toasted. Enjoy!

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