Can you substitute lard for butter?

Cooking self-tutoring: the tutor experiments substituting lard for butter.

A scones recipe calls for butter…what to do if you haven’t any? Normally I use margarine instead.

Today, hoping for scones that would be a little more crumbly, I used lard instead of margarine. It worked.


Here’s the scones recipe in which I made the substitution:

Jack of Oracle Tutoring by Jack and Diane, Campbell River, BC.

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