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YES! For cakes and breads there shouldn't be a problem. You can't really use oil in most cookies. You would probably want to reduce other liquids just a little bit depending on the recipe.
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Can margarine be substituted for butter when baking?

Margarine can be substituted for butter in most cases. Sometimesa recipe states that no substitution is allowed. When the recipecalls for unsalted butter it will change the taste, and then youcan use less salt in the recipe and equal out. Butter does have adistinct flavor that is best in cookies, bu (MORE)

Can you substitute butter for oil in a cake recipe?

Yes. Butter is 80% fat, 20% water. Oil is 100% fat. To get the correct amount of fat from the butter, use 125% (5/4) the amount of butter vs. oil (multiply the amount of oil x 1.25). You now will have the right amount of fat, but excess liquid from the butter. To compensate for the water in the (MORE)

When baking muffins how do you substitute oil for butter to make moist muffins?

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Can you substitute apple sauce for oil butter or margarine in a recipe?

It's might be better to substitute oils, butter and margarine with applesauce in oil-based baked goods like muffins and breads, or moist cakes. Substitute applesauce one for one with the oil, and it helps to add in 2 tablespoons vegetable oil. They say a little oil goes a long way in contributing to (MORE)

Can you substitute vegetable oil for butter in a cake recipe?

Here's how: . Butter is 80% fat, oil is 100% To keep amount of fat the same, use 4/5 the amount of butter vs. oil. Use ounces instead of cups.If you get an odd number of ounces, use tablespoons: 2 TBS = 1 oz. Multiply the amount of oil x4, then divide that number by 5 and you have your oil! . T (MORE)

Can butter substituted for vegetable oil?

It depends on what the oil was for. If it is a recipe, especially for baking, you can use butter as substitute for oil. It is not recommended to substitute butter to fry something because it tends to burn in a hot pan, you should use oil to fry. Yes is can! Just don't use as much oil as butter. B (MORE)

Can you substitute butter for shortening in a recipe?

Yes, butter can be substituted for shortening in most recipes. The resulting product will have more intense flavor, but may be a bit flatter or thinner. When using salted butter, one should also reduce the additional salt called for in the recipe.

Can you substitute applesauce for butter in a recipe?

Sometimes. you can substitute applesauce for OIL or butter in many recipes but not all. If the success of the recipe depends on fat - such as in pie crust and other flaky pastries, applesauce will not work. by the way...applesauce works well in brownies.

What is a good substitute for butter for a brownie recipe?

There are several fats you can use in baking, if you don't want to use butter. Margarine for example will offer a very good vegetable based substitue, if it is because you are vegetarian. Also any of the non-fat spreads will work ok.

Can oil be substituted for butter?

Sometimes. The best time to substitue oil for butter is when frying or sauteing foods in a pan or pot. In recpies for baked goods, however, it is best not to subsitute ingredients out and is always better to follow what the recipe calls for.

Can you substitute peanut butter for butter for baking?

Generally no. Peanut butter acts differently than butter, and it is not a dairy-base. The texture/consistency can also be very different. It should not be substituted for butter in most recipes unless otherwise specified by the recipe that this substitution is acceptable.

Can you substitute oil for butter in recipes?

No, this would taste terrible, but you can substitute margarine for butter. Sorry, I have to disagree. Margarine tastes nasty to me, even a little bit in a recipe. It would depend on the recipe if you could use butter in place of oil. Butter and oil are equivalent fats and are pretty much interch (MORE)

What can be substituted for eggs in vegan baking recipes?

To replace 1 egg - . 1 tablespoon ground flaxseed plus 3 tablespoons warm water, leave for 10 minutes before using. . 1/2 banana, mashed or blended. . 3 Tablespoons applesauce. . 1/4 cup soy yogurt. . 2 tablespoons rice or soy milk. . 1 1/2 tablespoons Ener-G Egg Replacer plus 2 tablespoons (MORE)

Can you substitute applesauce for butter in a cake recipe?

Depends on the cake recipe; pound cakes or Victoria sponges rely on their fat content to tast right. Don't substitute apple sauce in these. For other cake recipes, you should be able to substitute 1/3 of the fat for apple sauce - you may need to reduce the quantity of any other liquids in the recipe (MORE)

Can you substitute coconut oil in baking for butter?

I suppose it would depend on what you are baking. I have used coconut oil to replace butter in my gluten free pineapple up-side down cake. I have not yet tried to use it for other baking, but it works beautifully in the cake recipe.

Can you substitute oil in a bread recipe?

no, that will not work To elaborate on the above, the simplest leavened (raised) bread consists of nothing more than flour, water and yeast, and has no requirement of oil. However, oil or melted butter or margarine is usually added along with a small amount of sugar and a bit of salt to make a simp (MORE)

Can baking cocoa be substituted for cocoa in a recipe?

Yes, as baking cocoa is just cocoa for cooking. The only difference between the two products is that baking cocoa has no sweetener. Baking cocoa has more of the fat in it. You may need to adjust the recipe fat content.

Can butter be substituted in place of vegetable oil in baking strawberry cake?

I have often interchanged 'fats' when baking depending on what I had on hand. Sometimes it slightly changed the texture of the final product, but sometimes it didn't. Butter has a higher level of saturated fat so vegetable oil would be lighter , but I've never had a problem by substituting one for (MORE)

How much oil do you substitute for butter?

Oil and butter are equivalent fats; if the recipe calls for one tablespoon of oil, use one tablespoon of butter. Please note. this is not true for margarine or spread, a tablespoon of one of these does not contain a tablespoon of fat but fat and many other ingredients.

Can vegetable oil be substituted for butter in baking?

No. In many baking recipes, a combination of butter and sugar provides a solid base. Once the batter is baked, the butter melts over time and is spread evenly throughout the goods. Using melted butter or liquid oils will weigh down your batter and cause the bottoms of your goods to be greasy and/or (MORE)

Can you substitute butter for oleo in a cake recipe?

Using butter means that the cake will turn out exactly as the person who designed the recipe intended. Using oleo spread should still mean that the cake turns out in a relatively similar way, possibly with a slightly different taste. However, spreads and margarines contain a higher water content tha (MORE)

Can you substitute butter for oleo baking cookies?

Absolutely Yes. Butter was the original fat used to bake cookies and is still the preferred ingredient. Oleo (margarine) was actually a substitute for the more expensive butter and over the past years became the "new" butter. Your cookies will taste much better made with butter.

What can you substitute for an egg in a baking recipe?

There should be egg substitute items in the diary aisle at yoursupermarkets, aimed at those with allergies, such as xanthan gum. There are some other substitutes depending on the recipe: . Binding . mashed banana . apple sauce or pureed fruit . gelatin blend . ground flax seed mixed in water (MORE)

Can you substitute oil for butter and a cookie recipe?

Generally, when substituting canola oil for butter in baked products, you can use ¾ cup of canola oil for every cup of butter . If you do a straight conversion (cup for cup), you will need to slightly reduce one of the other liquid ingredients in the recipe . You want to retain (MORE)