Is Non-Hydrogenated The Same Of Hi-Ration Shortening? Please Help Me!

Decorating By anavillatoro1 Updated 27 Nov 2013 , 2:54am by anavillatoro1

anavillatoro1 Posted 26 Nov 2013 , 5:27pm
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AHi I am trying to make a crusting american buttercream, but whit the new changes in the shortening I am having a hard time trying to foun hi-ration shortening, I just found non-hydrogenated is this the same?

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jason_kraft Posted 26 Nov 2013 , 5:42pm
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ANon-hyrdogenated shortening (typically 100% palm oil or coconut oil) is not the same thing as high ratio shortening. If you need trans-fat-free high ratio shortening look for Sweetex Z.

anavillatoro1 Posted 26 Nov 2013 , 7:33pm
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AThank you, but I can't find swetex also, the turkey cake is goin to have to wait for next year :D

anavillatoro1 Posted 26 Nov 2013 , 7:37pm
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AOr did you think can I make crusting buttercream just whit shortening and butter? Or just shortening?

kblickster Posted 26 Nov 2013 , 8:27pm
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You might try this recipe from I am baker:

anavillatoro1 Posted 27 Nov 2013 , 2:54am
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thank you very much

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