A friend on Ravelry was asking about gluten-free flour tortillas. Someone posted a recipe that her friend uses. As it is my day off, I decided to play in the kitchen, and I am so glad I did!
The ingredients given in the recipe are:
2 c. Gluten-free all purpose flour (or 2 c. White rice flour)
2 tsp. Xanthan gum or Guar gum
1 tsp. Gluten-free baking powder
2 tsp. Brown sugar
1 tsp. Salt
1 c. Warm water
and this produced 8 tortillas. I made a half-recipe to test it out, and used Dove Farm Gluten-Free Self Raising flour instead of the all purpose flour and baking powder. This was because I used the last of the baking powder last week and haven't bought a replacement yet.
Whilst making one of the tortillas, I noted it was puffing up in the middle, and used a weight to bring it back down in contact with the griddle. This produced a harder tortilla, more suited to folding in half rather than rolling. Following the instructions as started gave a soft, roll-able, tasty tortilla.
My griddle is not terribly large, and my tortillas came out a bit thick. Next time, I will make 5 tortillas rather than 4. It is definitely a recipe I will be using again!