Clear Valley Icing Shortening From Cargill

Baking By thin4life Updated 31 Jul 2010 , 7:46pm by jason_kraft

thin4life Posted 11 Jun 2010 , 2:21am
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Does anyone use this or has anyone tried this? If so what do you think?

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KayMc Posted 12 Jun 2010 , 10:51pm
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Cargill? The Cargill that's the huge mega-agricultural business? I didn't know they made frosting!

thin4life Posted 13 Jun 2010 , 12:24am
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They don't make frosting, they make icing shortening. Is there anyone out there that has used this?

KayMc Posted 13 Jun 2010 , 1:20am
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I'm sorry thin4life. If I had read your posting closer, I would have seen that. icon_redface.gif Is it a hi-ratio shortening or regular?

thin4life Posted 17 Jun 2010 , 2:18am
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Not sure what type of shortening it is, I was wondering if anyone on CC could shed any light on this type of shortening.

jason_kraft Posted 31 Jul 2010 , 7:46pm
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I'm also looking for feedback on this shortening...Clear Valley icing shortening is made with canola oil, hydrogenated cottonseed oil, and mono & diglycerides, and it has zero trans fat. Our current zero trans fat shortening (Sweetex Z, which is based on palm oil) is not fit for making frosting for decorating due to extreme temperature sensitivity.

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