Animal Fat

Last Updated: September 29 2022

Animal fat is derived from animal sources and includes butter, duck fat, ghee (clarified butter), goose fat, lard (pigs), schmaltz (chicken and geese), suet (cows and sheep), and tallow (cows, bison, and sheep). Most animal fats contain high amounts of saturated fat.

Animal Fat is most often used for

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