Baking By JayTeresa Updated 7 Apr 2009 , 9:52am by Melnick

JayTeresa Posted 7 Apr 2009 , 6:12am
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Hi there, i'm just new to this site and am absolutely amazed by all the info on here. I live in Australia and would love to try all these recipies but I get a little lost with some of the ingriedients. What is crisco and what do I substitute it for in australia??

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JanH Posted 7 Apr 2009 , 7:08am
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Hi and Welcome to CC, JayTeresa. icon_smile.gif

Decoding CC acronyms:

International cake glassary:

Crisco is a white vegetable fat (shortening).

Finding Crisco in AU, Crisco substitutes:


JayTeresa Posted 7 Apr 2009 , 9:45am
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Thank you so much I found heaps of info. icon_biggrin.gif

Melnick Posted 7 Apr 2009 , 9:52am
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Substitute it with Copha. It's our closest match.

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