Substitute For High Ratio Vegtable Shortening ?

Decorating By Creative_chika Updated 12 Jun 2009 , 11:37pm by renee2007

Creative_chika Posted 12 Jun 2009 , 10:12pm
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I need to do buttercream but dont have High Ratio Vegtable Shortening , and the recipe calls for it... Is there anything I can substitute it with. Whats the difference between regular and High Ratio Vegtable Shortening? Help, please... icon_redface.gif

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blondeez Posted 12 Jun 2009 , 10:23pm
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Im not sure, but I have heard that the WalMart brand shortning still has trans-fat in it unlike Crisco. I could be wrong though

renee2007 Posted 12 Jun 2009 , 10:26pm
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you can use regular shortening for buttercream icon_smile.gif

leah_s Posted 12 Jun 2009 , 10:33pm
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Hi ratio holds more liquid, so it beats up lighter and flufflier.

Creative_chika Posted 12 Jun 2009 , 10:41pm
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so should I use regular? Will it turn out okay?

Creative_chika Posted 12 Jun 2009 , 11:34pm
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renee2007 Posted 12 Jun 2009 , 11:37pm
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yes, it will turn out fine. I use it all the time icon_smile.gif

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