How to Make Gorditas

We had flour Gorditas stuffed with picadillo and beans tonight…

Gorditas de Harina


3 cups flour

1 tsp salt

1 tsp baking powder

1/2 cup lard or shortening

1 cup hot tap

Directions :
Mix the first 3 ingredients add lard and incorporate well add water little by little to form a nice dough.
Knead 5 to 10 minutes make large balls I made 8 and let rest 15 minutes covered. Roll out thick and cook on a medium high heat in a comal.
Let cool a bit and slice the top of the gordita to form a pocket. Fill with your favorite fillings.