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Baking Powder Flour Tortillas

The Best of Mexico

Quesadillas pronounced "keh-sah-dee-ahs" are made by topping plain tortillas 
with Mexican cheese and grilled chicken pieces. They may then be 
folded in half and heated in a frying pan.

    2 cups all-purpose flour
    1 teaspoon cornstarch
    1 teaspoon salt
    ⅛ teaspoon baking powder
    Pinch baking soda
    1 cup warm water
    2 tablespoons canola oil
    teaspoon clover honey
    cup all-purpose flour

1.  In a large bowl, use a wooden spoon to stir the flour,
     cornstarch, salt, baking powder and baking soda together.

2.  In a small bowl, mix the water, oil and honey. Stir into flour
     to make a soft dough. Use up to cup more flour if needed.   
     Set on a well-floured board and cut into 6 pieces.

3.  Roll into balls, then roll as thin as you can. Pick up a tortilla       
     and stretch it with knuckles of both hands if necessary.

4.  Fry a tortillas on a lightly oiled 13-inch griddle.

     Hint: Spread cooked tortillas with butter and fry again.
    
     Makes 6 tortillas



 

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