Making Vegetable Shortening

Baking By desfox13 Updated 29 Jun 2011 , 1:07am by suzied

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desfox13 Posted 29 Jun 2011 , 12:16am
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How do I make vegetable shortening? I LOVE Crisco, always have, but I live in Mexico now, and the closest "Crisco" store is over 1 and 1/2 hours away and the last time I went there, ..., they were out. It seems to me that it is basically whipped vegetable oils. What about home made olive oil shortening? I used to make all of my own mayo fresh. I can almost picture this. Any ideas or is there someone out there that actually knows a recipe?

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tokazodo Posted 29 Jun 2011 , 12:34am
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I don't think you can make shortening at home....

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suzied Posted 29 Jun 2011 , 1:07am
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What about other vegetable shortening brands. copha, solite. I normally make only with butter. But i have heard of these brands as well

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