Can you substitute crisco for lard when making bread?

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You could probably substitute a solid white shortening such as Crisco for lard, although I would be concerned about unhealthy aspects of partially hydrogenated oil.

Can you use Crisco instead of lard?

Unfortunately, Crisco is a terrible lard substitute. It doesn't taste as good; it doesn't perform as well in pastry-making; and it turns out to be less healthy than lard because of its trans fat content. (Crisco did introduce trans-fat-free shortening in 2004.)

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How much crisco equals 1 lb lard?

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Is lard the same as crisco?

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