Can you substitute shortening for vegetable oil?

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not for creaming sugar or for making a laminated dough. In general vegetable shortenings aren't that healthy and should be replaced by butter.
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How much vegetable oil would you substitute for a recipe that calls for 2 tablespoons of shortening?

Answer . I would think the same amount. But, you won't get the same results. \n. \nShortening is a saturated fat like lard or butter. Oil is an unsaturated fat. You won't

What can you use to substitute for vegetable shortening?

Substitutes for vegetable shortening include vegetable oil (olive, safflower, corn, mixed, and so forth), butter, lard, schmaltz, and applesauce though frying with applesauce

What is a vegetable shortening substitute?

It depends on what you are baking or cooking. Vegetable oil can substitute in some cases. Although it will change the characteristic of your end product because vegetable oil

Can vegetable oil be substituted for melted shortening?

It depends on the recipe. Shortening becomes solid at room temperature while vegetable oil does not. So vegetable oil may be substituted for melted shortening only in recipes
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Can you substitute shortening for vegetable oil in a cake?

um no you definitely cant. the oil is there to help the cake get more moist. the shortening will make it super dense and that's not good in a cake. also, i wont cook properly.
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Can you substitute applesauce for vegetable shortening?

Depending on the recipe, you can replace some but not all of the shortening (whether vegetable or non vegetable) with apple sauce. (Don't substitute in pastry, goods which rel