Hi Ratio

Decorating By woodruffbn Updated 10 Jun 2009 , 3:59pm by jolie1977

woodruffbn Posted 10 Jun 2009 , 3:00pm
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What is hi ratio? I've been reading everyone's posts about using it. I know that it's a substitute for shortening, but what makes it better? Should I be using that instead of crisco?

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woodruffbn Posted 10 Jun 2009 , 3:33pm
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I figured out what it is. But what stores carry it? Or am I forced to order it online?

oneyracing Posted 10 Jun 2009 , 3:40pm
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most stores dont carry it...i got mine at a cake supply store way out in the country...look in your phone book for cake supply and start calling around

mmdiez10 Posted 10 Jun 2009 , 3:41pm
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It's not a substitute for shortening, it is a better type of shortening. Less greasy in my opinion. You can get it at a cake supplies store or online or maybe you can ask a local bakery if they would sell you some if they use it. After you try hi ratio shortening, it is hard to go back to the regular stuff. When I have to, I use the Walmart brand of shortening, not Crisco. Good luck.

woodruffbn Posted 10 Jun 2009 , 3:54pm
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awesome! I cant wait to try it!

jolie1977 Posted 10 Jun 2009 , 3:59pm
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They sell it at the "Bulk Barn" here in Canada. It does make a world of difference... so much smoother icing!!!

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