Definition of shortening in English:
Fat used for making pastry.
- In a stock pot, melt the lard or shortening over medium heat.
- Supplies of white flour, granulated sugar, and cheap shortening such as margarine all helped to make cake baking popular.
- I gathered up all of the ingredients for two batches of dough: flour, vegetable shortening, active dry yeast, eggs, sugar, and a bit of salt.
Definition of shortening in:
- US English dictionary
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