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Old 05-20-2012, 03:39 PM   #1
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Substitute for shortening

Today I was going to make a Cranberry Nut bread. My recipe calls for 2 tablespoons of shortening. Do I need to run to the store or is there a substitute that won't change the taste or texture of this bread?

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Old 05-20-2012, 03:42 PM   #2
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IMO the amount is so small that I would use butter or margarine and not be concerned.

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Old 05-20-2012, 03:47 PM   #3
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Welcome to DC.

Vegetable oil for a quick bread is an acceptable sub, also.
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Old 05-20-2012, 04:42 PM   #4
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Oil will give you a nice moist result.
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Old 05-20-2012, 07:43 PM   #5
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Welcome to DC. You are going to have a blast here. I make small cranberry pumpkin breads for the Church Fair every year. I use oil. It makes the loaf so moist. As stated before by Princess and Andy. Happy Cooking!
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