Trans Fat Shortening? Help!

Baking By mindy1204 Updated 18 Mar 2010 , 5:00pm by TexasSugar

mindy1204 Posted 18 Mar 2010 , 12:59am
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When I opened my new can of shortening it looked different from the other stuff... I bought Walmart brand vegtable shortening... I looked at the can and it has no transfat...what will this do for my icing?

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TexasSugar Posted 18 Mar 2010 , 5:00pm
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The non trans fat Crisco has been out for years and I haven't had a problem with it, though I know some have. I believe you can add milk instead of water to help, or try IndyDebi's recipe since she has also said she hasn't had a problem with the no trans fat crisco and her recipe.

The only time I used Great Vaule Shortening (which was serveral years ago) I didn't like it. It left the greasy mouth feel that I have never had with Crisco (before or after the trans fat was removed.).

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