*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                               Corn Tortillas
 
 Recipe By     : Elizabeth Powell
 Serving Size  : 12   Preparation Time :0:30
 Categories    : Breads                           Mexican
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    2      cups          masa harina
    1 1/3  cups          warm water
 
      Stir masa harina and water together until dough holds together in a
 ball. Turn onto a working surface that has been dusted with masa harina.
 Knead quickly into a smooth ball. Divide dough into twelve pieces. Roll
 one piece into a ball. Place between two sheets of wax paper and flatten
 slightly. Press tortillas (still in wax paper) in a tortilla press until
 tortilla measures about 6 inches in diameter. Repeat with remaining
 pieces of dough, stacking tortillas, still sandwiched in wax paper, under
 a damp tea towel until ready for use.
      When you're ready to cook the tortillas, preheat a seasoned cast
 iron griddle over medium-high heat. Remove wax paper from tortilla and
 heat on griddle, turning frequently until it looks dry and has a golden
 color, about 1 to 2 minutes. Repeat with remaining tortillas.
 
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