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Vegetarian Schmaltz

use this as a substitute for butter on your bread
Author: an original recipe from Lavender and Lime


  • 250 g holsum *
  • 40 mls canola oil
  • 3 medium carrots peeled and grated
  • 1 large onion peeled and grated


  • Place the holsum, oil, carrots and onions into a pot
  • Bring to the boil over a medium temperature
  • Reduce the heat and simmer gently until the liquid is yellow
  • Strain into a sterilized glass jar
  • Refrigerate once cooled


* vegetable shortening. In America look for Crisco and in Australia look for Copha.