shortening

Discussion in 'Pastries & Baking' started by cooki, Apr 4, 2006.

  1. cooki

    cooki

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    when some recipes call for shortening, is there any way i can replace it with something else and still get the same results?
     
  2. mudbug

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    It's best to know what types of recipes you are referring to. Depending on the recipe, different fats would be better suited than others.

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  3. jock

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    What is it you don't like about shortening? Is it the partially hydrogenated oil or what?

    If you have access to a Whole Foods store, they sell a product that is a solid vegetable shortening with none of the bad stuff in it. I have seen it in health food stores as well.

    Jock