Buttermilk-Bacon Fat Tortillas

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Buttermilk-Bacon Fat Tortillas

Can you find bacon fat infused tortillas at your grocery store? We thought not! Making your own tortillas is easier than piecrust…and a whole lot tastier. Follow these easy steps and take your taco night to the next level.

Buttermilk-Bacon Fat Tortillas

Buttermilk-Bacon Fat Tortillas
Serves: Makes 16
 
Ingredients
  • 4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ¼ cup bacon drippings, melted
  • ¼ cup unsalted butter, melted
  • 1½ cups whole buttermilk
Instructions
  1. In a large bowl, whisk together flour, salt, and baking powder. Whisk in drippings and melted butter until mixture is crumbly. Gradually stir in buttermilk until a soft dough forms. On a lightly floured surface, knead dough until firm and smooth, about 2 minutes. Cover and let stand at room temperature for 1 hour.
  2. Divide dough into 16 equal pieces, and roll each piece into a ball. Roll 1 ball into an 8-inch circle. (Keep remaining dough balls covered with a cloth.)
  3. Heat a 12-inch cast-iron skillet over medium heat. Add tortilla; cook until edges begin to set, about 30 seconds. Turn, and cook until puffy, about 1 minute. Turn again, and cook for 30 seconds more. Repeat procedure with remaining dough.
  4. Wrap finished tortillas in a cloth to keep warm before serving. Tortillas will keep up to a week refrigerated in an airtight container

 

 

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