Shortening Question Asap?

Decorating By kileyscakes Updated 18 Dec 2009 , 4:31pm by HarleyDee

kileyscakes Posted 18 Dec 2009 , 3:51pm
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I just saw that I bought the off brand shortening and not the off brand vegetable shortening to make my icing, is that ok? the off brand shortening is prepared from meat fats and vegateble oils, does it matter?
thanks
Kiley

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sleeper713 Posted 18 Dec 2009 , 4:08pm
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It won't affect the taste... I know, I've done the same thing myself. As far as storage, I don't know how long it will keep. Fortunately, I didn't have to worry about that b/c it was to be eaten right away.

TexasSugar Posted 18 Dec 2009 , 4:17pm
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Personally I'd only use an all vegetable shortening.

kileyscakes Posted 18 Dec 2009 , 4:17pm
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well its for a cake I making somone today so I will go ahead and use it. I would think that it would store the same? does anyone else know?

HarleyDee Posted 18 Dec 2009 , 4:31pm
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I've done that by mistake before, and it doesn't affect the taste. Just made me feel bad after I realized it, lol. But no, it tastes the same. I also can't help about storage because that one batch I made was used at once also.

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