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Recipe for Gorditas

Recipe Ingredients:
3 1/2 cups  Golden Masa Harina Corn Flour
2 1/4 cups  Warm Water
1/4 cup  Vegetable Shortening
1 tsp  Sea Salt
1/2 cup  White Flour (Unbleached)
2 tsp  Baking Powder

Cooking Directions:
1.  Heat griddle or comal to medium to medium-low heat. Mix masa harina and water. Add shortening, salt, flour and baking powder, kneading until blended and masa forms a ball, cleaning sides of bowl. Wet hands, shape into 1-1/2 to 2 balls. Cover to prevent drying.

2.  With moistened hands, pat and flatten into 1/4 thick patty, forming a 3-4 circle. Place gordita on hot griddle or comal. Cook each side 6 to 8 minutes or until lightly browned. OR

3.  or Fry each gordita in hot oil (375) until lightly browned. Remove; drain. Slice gordita halfway through, forming pocket. Fill with lettuce, cheese, tomato, onion, sour cream and your favorite meat (if desired). Serves 12.

    Double Acting Baking Powder Double Acting Baking Powder
Double acting baking powder releases carbon dioxide when exposed to moisture and heat, causing doughs and batters to rise. It is all natural and contains no aluminum.

Organic White Flour (Unbleached) Organic White Flour (Unbleached)
Certified Organic all natural unbleached white flour is milled from a blend of organic hard red spring wheat classes. This silky flour is perfect for baking.

Sea Salt Sea Salt
Fine grain sea salt is obtained by the evaporation of sea water. Known for its great taste and texture, it is the perfect substitute for plain table salt.

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