Add all ingredients except for the warm water into a mixer bowl. Mix to combine. Slowly add water until a ball of dough is formed. Cover and let dough rest 30 minutes.
Divide dough into golf ball sized rounds. Heat skillet to medium. Press dough in tortilla press and transfer to skillet. Cook for less than one minute on each side. Keep cooked tortillas wrapped in a towel or in a tortilla warmer until ready to serve.
No rolling here! No sirree!
To get started, mix the flour, salt, and baking powder in a mixer. Add the lard and mix until it’s crumbly. Add the warm water and mix until a ball of dough is formed.
Cover and refrigerate for about 30 min.
Divide into balls.
I bought the press made of cast iron. It costs a little more but is very strong.
Here she is naked.
The plating on the press leaves dark spots on my dough so I wrap parchment paper around the bottom
and top the dough with another sheet before I drop the press.
Plunk it down
Press with handle
Pop it into a hot pan for a few seconds. Flip and cook for a few more seconds until brown.
Chewy, warm, and delicious!
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