How to Make Homemade Corn Tortillas (Tortillas De Maiz)

Home made Mexican tortillas made by hand.

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How to Make Homemade Corn Tortillas (Tortillas De Maiz) Recipe
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Ingredients /supplies that you will need✅

Ingredients /supplies that you will need✅

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Place on the griddle as shown

Place on the griddle as shown

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First off, I don't normally measure these ingredients. I usually eyeball it. In a large mixing bowl add 2⃣ cups of Maseca. 🍚

First off, I don't normally measure these ingredients. I usually eyeball it. In a large mixing bowl add 2⃣ cups of Maseca. 🍚

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Add 1/2 cup of All - purpose flour✔

Add 1/2 cup of All - purpose flour✔

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Mix Masexa and all - purpose flour together very well.

Mix Masexa and all - purpose flour together very well.

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Once mixed together well, add 2 1/4 cups of HOT water. (Hint 1⃣: 🚰 water should be as hot as you can get it) add water a little at a time while mixing kneading.

Once mixed together well, add 2 1/4 cups of HOT water. (Hint 1⃣: 🚰 water should be as hot as you can get it) add water a little at a time while mixing kneading.

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Continue to knead

Continue to knead

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Knead until texture is dough like.

Knead until texture is dough like.

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This is what it starts to look like (Hint 2⃣: IF dough is too dry then add more Water or if its too watery then add more Maseca). Be careful , add just a little at a time so that you DON'T over due it

This is what it starts to look like (Hint 2⃣: IF dough is too dry then add more Water or if its too watery then add more Maseca). Be careful , add just a little at a time so that you DON'T over due it

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This is the final product.

This is the final product.

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Usually I roll the dough into a log for easy measuring to make the dough balls but you can leave it as is while making the balls.

Usually I roll the dough into a log for easy measuring to make the dough balls but you can leave it as is while making the balls.

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Heat your griddle on med heat 🔥before starting to make dough.

Heat your griddle on med heat 🔥before starting to make dough.

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When making the balls make sure they are about the size of a golf ball.⚾

When making the balls make sure they are about the size of a golf ball.⚾

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Final product

Final product

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Cut a plastic bag to the size of the tortillera.

Cut a plastic bag to the size of the tortillera.

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Place one side down as shown above 🔝 and then one on the top.

Place one side down as shown above 🔝 and then one on the top.

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Place a dough ball on the bottom ⬇ panel

Place a dough ball on the bottom ⬇ panel

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Place the other piece of plastic on top of the dough then ...

Place the other piece of plastic on top of the dough then ...

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Place the top part of the tortillera down

Place the top part of the tortillera down

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Use lever / handle down with a little pressure

Use lever / handle down with a little pressure

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As such

As such

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Open the tortillera and take the top plastic off of the tortilla and above is what you should see

Open the tortillera and take the top plastic off of the tortilla and above is what you should see

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Pick the bottom plastic up and start to peel off the plastic from the tortilla as shown above

Pick the bottom plastic up and start to peel off the plastic from the tortilla as shown above

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Let cook about 2 mins each side. Make sure that you dot flip more than twice

Let cook about 2 mins each side. Make sure that you dot flip more than twice

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Once the dough looks like its drying out then its time to flip over to other side

Once the dough looks like its drying out then its time to flip over to other side

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My griddle can hold about six tortillas at a time. Dint be afraid to heat more than one or two at a time. Continue the process to make the other tortillas 🔃

My griddle can hold about six tortillas at a time. Dint be afraid to heat more than one or two at a time. Continue the process to make the other tortillas 🔃

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One it starts to either brown as shown or

One it starts to either brown as shown or

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Fatten up as shown then that means its done and its a perfect tortilla ✅💯 (Hint: Not all tortillas will fatten up like that)

Fatten up as shown then that means its done and its a perfect tortilla ✅💯 (Hint: Not all tortillas will fatten up like that)

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Use the aluminum foil and the wax paper to keep the tortillas warm. Pile them up as such. All done! ✔💯👍eat with your meal 🍛

Use the aluminum foil and the wax paper to keep the tortillas warm. Pile them up as such. All done! ✔💯👍eat with your meal 🍛

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