Baking By venefica Updated 6 May 2008 , 7:36pm by JoAnnB

venefica Posted 6 May 2008 , 7:01pm
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Is Sweetex really that much better than Crisco? I can't find it anywhere locally and the shipping charges for this stuff are insane! Has anyone out there used/ tried both and can tell the difference? Also, is there anyone out there in the Austin, TX hood that knows where to get Sweetex?

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JoAnnB Posted 6 May 2008 , 7:36pm
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Sweetex is a high-ratio shortening and it does make a difference in the finished icing.

You may be able to find it locally (or a similar brand) at a restaurant supply store, but usually in 50 pound containers.

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