Food & Beverage - North America
Donut Shortenings

Donut Frying Shortening

Using the right frying oil can make a difference to eating quality, topping adherence, shelf life and overall appeal. Cargill offers a variety of shortening products to meet the needs of donut makers, and our frying experts can help you select the best product to meet your operation’s needs and your consumers’ taste expectations.

Insights from the donut master

Cargill’s donut master Jacob has fried thousands of donuts. He knows not just how to fry a good donut but what makes a good donut. Why is oil an important ingredient to donuts? What’s the best oil to fry in? Watch the video below for a few donut frying insights from Cargill’s donut master.

 

Donut Trends

Cargill’s Donut Frying Shortenings: A portfolio of options to fit your operation’s needs

Regal™ Donut Fry

This high performance product has exhibited enhanced donut frying attributes in lab testing. It is a palm blend formulated for a cleaner flavor and features enhanced freeze-thaw stability, excellent powdered sugar and glaze retention, minimal oil weeping, and an appealing mouthfeel.

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Product Ingredient Statement Typical Data SAP # Pack Size
Regal™ Donut Fry Shortening Palm oil, soybean oil, hydrogenated cottonseed oil Mettler Dropping Pt 45-50.5°C
SFC at 21.1°C: 29-35
SFC at 40°C: 7.5-13.5
 
110029294
110015218
 
Bulk
50 lb cube
 

Advantage® PS-119 Donut Fry

A non-hydrogenated palm and soybean blend, this shortening product demonstrates strong performance for fresh donuts. It features minimal oil weeping, excellent powdered sugar and glaze retention and an appealing mouthfeel.

Product Ingredient Statement Typical Data SAP # Pack Size
Advantage® PS-119 Donut Fry Shortening Palm oil and soybean oil Mettler Dropping Pt 113-125°F
SFC at 21.1°C: 31.5-38.5
SFC at 40°C: 10-15
 
100086185 Bulk

Regal™ All-Purpose

This non-palm oil product is an all-around, high-performing bakery shortening. Not only does it demonstrate good performance in donut frying, it works very well for pie crusts, cookies and tortillas.

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Product Ingredient Statement Typical Data SAP # Pack Size
Regal™ All- Purpose Shortening Interesterified soybean oil Mettler Dropping Pt 114-125°F
SFC at 21.1°C: 21-30
SFC at 40°C: 4-10
 
100086790
100087757
 
Bulk
50 lb cube
 

Advantage® P-100, P-115 and P-118

These palm-based products are reliable performers in donut frying operations. They provide performance value and cost efficiencies. 

Product Ingredient Statement Typical Data SAP # Pack Size
Advantage® P-100 Palm Oil Mettler Dropping Pt 96-110°F
SFC at 21.1°C: 20
SFC at 37.8°C: 8
 
100085420
100087067
 
Bulk
50lb cube
 
Advantage® P-115 Palm oil

Mettler Dropping Pt 109-120°F
SFC at 21.1°C: 29-31

SFC at 37.8°C: 6-14
 

100085860
100087314
 
Bulk
50 lb cube
 
Advantage® P-118 Palm oil Mettler Dropping Pt 116-124°F
SFC at 21.1°C: 35-41
SFC at 37.8°C: 10-16
 
100085940 Bulk

 

Regalâ„¢ Bakery Shortenings

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Our high-performing Regal™ shortenings reflect our commitment to baking innovations. From icing products with no hydrogenated oils to all-purpose shortening with exceptional versatility, we help keep your bakery products looking good and tasting great.

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Donut Frying Insights Report

Donut Frying

The frying shortening you use makes a difference in the outcome of your donut. We can help you determine the best shortening for your needs.

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Donut Fry Shortenings

Donut Frying Sell Sheet

Cargill’s portfolio of donut fry shortenings and expertise can help you select the right product for your ideal donut.

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