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Shortening Substitute



Shortening Substitute

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  • Have a recipe that calls for shortening? Try this simple substitute instead:


    • Butter


    Replace the shortening in your recipe with an equal amount of butter.

    Note: Butter has a lower melting point than shortening, and may change the texture of your recipe slightly – making it more/less crisp, less flaky or less fluffy.

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