JanH Posted 19 May 2006 , 5:39pm
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Just bought some hi-ratio shortening, but I don't like the taste using it cup-for-cup as a Crisco replacement.

Anyone have any recipes specifically for hi-ratio shortening, or any successful adaptations.

With the upcoming hot weather, I need a frosting that will be more heat stable - son's having a garden wedding in August.

Thanks so much for your help!

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JanH Posted 20 May 2006 , 6:24am
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bump - hoping for a little help here.

Couldn't find any recipes in my CC database search.

Anyone?????

TamiAZ Posted 20 May 2006 , 6:30am
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This is a recipe I use...

2 cups shortening (I use high ratio)
1 cup butter
2 lbs powdered sugar
2 tsp clear vanilla (I use butter-vanilla)

Hot water added one tsp. at a time until you get the consistency you want.

It's very creamy and not overly sweet...

donnadol Posted 20 May 2006 , 6:49am
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There was a lenghty forum about this in this site and I can not find them now icon_sad.gif . you can visit this link : http://www.cakecentral.com/modules.php?name=Forums&file=viewtopic&t=1353&postdays=0&postorder=asc&&start=15. I forgot the page but i do know the person who contributed the hi-ratio recipe it is CECULSK.

... I found it and its on page 5.

JanH Posted 20 May 2006 , 7:34am
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Thanks so much for the recipe TamiAZ.

And donnadol, thanks for the thread, and the recipe.

Will have plenty to keep me busy now.

You gals are GREAT!!!

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