Substitution for crisco

substitution for crisco

I am from Australia and I figured Copha is our closest substitute but apparently it isn't anything like Crisco. Another Aussie put me on to this.
I was specifically thinking about the Crisco shortening that is used in unless you're using clarified butter which is a 1:1 substitution.
Crisco is hydrogenated vegetable oil. It contains no dairy. Its ingredients include: soybean oil, fully hydrogenated palm oil, partially hydrogenated palm and.

Substitution for crisco - 26, 2013

Did it look somewhat like these? Thank you all so much for your replies as I cannot find Crisco here for pies. Or sub butter or lard the fat's melting point isn't of any consequence in such an application. substitution for crisco