Basic corn tortilla dough

January 26, 2015 (Last Updated: January 11, 2019)

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Basic corn tortilla dough


  • 600g cake flour
  • 340g yellow mealie-meal
  • 10ml (2 tsp) salt
  • 500ml (2 cups) warm water
  • 2 egg yolks



Mix the flour, mealie-meal and salt together in a bowl. Slowly add the warm water and egg yolks and mix until a dough forms. Shape into a ball, cover with cling film and refrigerate until needed.

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