Is gelatin and glycerin the same?
Correspondingly, is there a difference between glycerin and glycerine?
Nope, there is no chemical difference between glycerol, glycerin or glycerine. All 3 names refer to the same compound, propane-1,2,3-triol.
Subsequently, question is, what can be used instead of glycerin? Substitute for Glycerin If used as a sweetener, you can use a small amount of light corn syrup, depending on the recipe. If you are making fondant you can also substitute vegetable oil but it lacks the sweetness of glycerine.
Thereof, are gelatin and glycerin made from pigs?
There's gelatin and glycerine in most explosives both are made from pig fat.
Does glycerin come from animals?
Glycerin(e) or Glycerol (labeled E422 in food) is a byproduct of soap manufacturing, and can be either synthetic, or derived from plants (usually soybeans) or animals (usually tallow). It can also be a blend of both animal and vegetable oils.