How to Press Flour Tortillas + Recipe

Elevate your soft tacos and burritos by producing fresh flour tortillas. With a quick press on a dough press, you’ll have tortillas ready in seconds.



  • 4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp. Salt
  • 2 tsp. Baking powder
  • 2 tbsp lard
  • 1 ½ cups water


  1. Whisk the flour, salt, and baking powder together in a mixing bowl.
  2. Mix in the lard with your fingers until the flour resembles cornmeal.
  3. Add the water and mix until the dough comes together; place on a lightly floured surface and knead a few minutes until smooth and elastic.
  4. Divide the dough into equal pieces and roll each piece into a ball.
  5. Place your premeasured dough ball onto the center of your dough press and pull the handle down quickly for approximately 3 seconds and then release.
  6. Remove the tortilla and heat on a flat grill until lightly browned.
  7. Fill with ingredients and serve hot.

Recipe Notes:

Dough Press Flex X2T (model #: PP2020) Set Temperature: 350ºF

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