When a recipe calls for shortening, you can often substitute equal
amounts of butter or margarine for shortening, Applesauce can also replace up to
3/4 of the shortening in many recipes.
measure shortening the thrift friendly way, in water. If you use a
measuring cup, you will waste too much of it.
Here are some additional frugal tips to save money on
- Remember that shortening has
an extremely long shelf life. Stock up on it when it goes on sale.
- Check circulars and
manufacturer websites for coupons.
- Use empty butter or margarine
paper wrappers to grease pans in place of shortening.