Is there anything I can substitute for shortening in recipes?  

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If your recipe calls for 1 cup of solid shortening, you can use 1 1/8 cup unsalted butter or 1 cup minus 2 tablespoons of lard. If your recipe calls for 1 cup ofmelted shortening, you can use 1 cup of oil instead.

Marge Perry
Nov, 2010
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