Shortening in a Sentence 🔊

Definition of Shortening

a butter-like fat used in baking, especially pastries

Examples of Shortening in a sentence

Instead of butter, the chef greased the pan with a bit of shortening before he began sautéing his dish. 🔊

The pie maker added another lump of lard to the mixture, using the shortening to cut the flower.  🔊

Cocoa-butter and lard are both forms of shortening that are solid fat at room temperature. 🔊

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