Tuesday Tip: Measuring Shortening

Measuring Shortening | @HipVegetarian

Here’s a cooking tip that my mother taught me: how to measure shortening.

Measuring Shortening | @HipVegetarian

If you need a half cup of shortening, then fill your liquid measuring cup with a 1/2 cup of water. Then scoop in enough shortening to left the water level up to 1 cup.

Measuring Shortening | @HipVegetarian

Need a cup of shortening? Then scoop in enough shortening to raise the water level to 1 1/2 cups.

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