Instant Tortillas Are Worth $100,000, According to Kickstarter

flatev.0.0.jpgDubbed by many as “The Keurig of Tortillas,” the Flatev calls itself an “artisan tortilla maker,” and the people of Kickstarter want in.

The Flatev is a machine that makes one thing and one thing only – fresh corn tortillas from small pods of dough (all in under 90 seconds). It’s not the first oddly specific cooking device, and it definitely won’t be the last, but with Kickstarter funding of more than $100,000, they’ve already surpassed their own goals. As Eater points out, there is a certain precedent for Kickstarter projects like this to go awry, bringing in huge amounts of money without ever delivering. The “Coolest Cooler” was one of the best funded products on the site, but has yet to deliver to any backers. Hopefully fresh tortillas are easier to deliver than a cooler/blender/bluetooth speaker combo.

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