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Can butter flavored shortening be used instead of regular shortening for buttercream icing?

Stacy - from Katy, TX

Yes, you can use the butter flavored shortening instead of regular shortening when making buttercream icing. However, the butter flavored shortening has a slight yellow color, which would mean your buttercream icing would not be pure white.


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