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Vegetable Shortening vs Pure Lard?

Vegetable Shortening is most commonly made from vegetable oils like soybean, cottonseed or refined palm oil, not animal fat. It is a non-dairy fat used in pies, pastries and cookies.


Pure Lard is dairy-free but it is not vegan, as it comes from animal fat. It is a good substitute for butter for Keto and Paleo followers. Lard is sometimes used in pie crust, biscuits, and donuts.


Check that the brand you are using is gluten-free and processed in a gluten-free facility.

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