Oct 1, 2009 ... Growing up, we always had a big can of Crisco sitting on the pantry shelf. It got
used for everything from greasing pans to making the flakiest ...
I was specifically thinking about the Crisco shortening that is used in ... You can
use any neutral flavored oil, such as vegetable or canola oil.
Vegetable shortening is used in baking as a fixative and moistening agent. It
helps to hold batters together, grease baking pans and prevent sticking.
Dec 18, 2013 ... The creamy white consistency of vegetable shortening is a staple in many homes
. From making flaky biscuits and pie crusts to frying chicken ...
However, there may be times when you want to substitute shortening in a recipe
with something else--whether ... In these cases, go with a different vegetable oil.
Many of my older recipes for cakes and cookies call for shortening. It seems that
today's recipes use mostly butter or margarine. Can these be substituted for ...
If the shortening is not being melted in your cake recipe, I would substitute ... If the
shortening is being melted, then you can use equal amounts of vegetable oil.
... or even milk)? Make your own with our ingredient substitutions guide. ... Butter
(unsalted), 1 cup, 1 cup shortening OR 7/8 cup vegetable oil OR 7/8 cup lard.
Feb 21, 2010 ... shortening = vegetable shortening Notes: Crisco is a popular brand. Substitutes:
butter (1 cup shortening = 1 cup + 2 tablespoons butter; butter ...
Oct 25, 2006 ... Because it looks like semi-solid vegetable shortening, it's been lumped ... I use it
for popcorn, but have never thought it would substitute.