Azure Market Organics Palm Fruit Shortening
Azure Market Organics Palm Fruit Shortening
Azure Market Organics Palm Fruit Shortening

Azure Market Organics Palm Fruit Shortening

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All purpose trans-fat free shortening, white in color, neutral in flavor, made from the stearin and olein fractions of the palm oil.

  • Organic
  • Non-GMO
  • Kosher
  • Packaged in Plastic.
  • Country of Origin(s): Brazil, Colombia

The Palm shortening imparts a light, flaky texture to a wide variety of applications.  Because Palm shortening is solid at room temperature, has a neutral taste, and is produced without hydrogenation and trans-fatty acids, it is a very useful ingredient in organic food processing.

Common uses:  

  • Baked goods
  • Crackers
  • Cookies
  • Biscuits
  • Pie and tart shells
  • Breads
  • High quality creaming agent for spreads such as sandwich cookie fillings

The oil is extracted from the pulp of the palm tree fruit.  Palm trees are organically cultivated and the oil is physically extracted (by mechanical pressing) without the use of solvents or other chemical substances.  Refining of the oil utilizes the USDA NOP-approved processing aids citric acid and bleaching earth. These are not considered additives since they are removed during processing. 

The palm oil is fractionated through successive steps of cooling and filtration and then the fractions are recombined in the desired proportions to make our shortening.

Directions

Use palm fruit shortening to substitute butter in recipes. To replace 1 cup of butter use 1 cup Palm Fruit Shortening with 2 Tbsp water.

Ingredients

organic palm oil

Nutrition Facts

Servings per container: 139
Serving Size 1 Tbsp (13g)
Calories 120
 
Amount / Serving Weight %DV
Total Fat

13g

20%

Saturated Fat  6g 32%
Trans Fat 0g 0%
Cholesterol  0mg 0%
Sodium  0mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate  0g 0%
Dietary Fiber  0g 0%
Total Sugars  0g 0%
Protein  0g 0%
Vitamin D  0mcg 0%
Calcium  08mg 0%
Iron  0mg 0%
Potassium  0mg 0%

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

 

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