1 cup of Masa Harina Flour
~ 1/2 - 3/4 cup of warm filtered water
(makes approximately 12 tortillas)
Combine masa flour with water (or follow proportions on masa flour packaging) and mix thoroughly for 2-3 minutes until you form a soft dough. If it feels dry, add more water as needed, 1 teaspoon at a time. Should be the consistency of Play-Doh!
Prepare your Tortilla Press by cutting 2 pieces of plastic or parchment paper and placing it inside the tortilla press. You will use this as a liner during the pressing process for ease with the dough.
Form balls of dough, approximately 1oz (slightly smaller than a ping pong ball). Place between plastic or parchment paper and close the tortilla press to flatten the ball into a tortilla shape. For the perfect tortilla, after one “press”, rotate the plastic 90 degrees and gently press again.
To remove the pressed