Can you use butter in place of vegetable oil in cooking not baking?

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Yes you can, but remember butter will get hotter faster and burn easier than oil.
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Can you use vegetable oil instead of butter to bake cookies?

Absolutely. Use the same amount, I actually recommend extra virgin olive oil, but if vegetable oil is all you have, by all means. There are a lot of naysayers on the internet against this, but it is perfectly fine, think bout all the cakes and brownies that use oil and not butter. A lipid is a lipid (MORE)

Can you use butter instead of vegetable oil?

I think you intend to fry something. Well, sure you can. And in fact it is gives your fried food a special taste. So try it out. But be a little bit more careful with the temperature, because despite oil, butter becomes easily scorched because of the proteins in it. Your food thus tastes no longe (MORE)

Can oil replace butter when baking?

Any of a variety of alternate ingredients that can be used instead of oil or butter in the preparation of foods. Substitute products exist with reduced fat and no fat and in different forms such as spreadable and liquid oils. Examples of Butter Substitutes include Fruit oils, nut oils, vegetable oil (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 use oil in place of butter?

why not?? it serves the same purpose you can even use malai (the layer of cream type sbstance that comes of milk) instead of oil or butter

Can you use vegetable oil instead of butter to bake banana cake?

You can substitute vegetable oil for butter in a cake, but be aware that some vegetable oils have a strong or savoury flavour that might not be suitable for a cake. Taste the oil first. Also, butter, being a natural animal product, melts at body temperature, giving a luxurious mouth-feel as it mel (MORE)

Can you use vegetable oil instead of butter?

In most applications, yes. Replacing butter with oil would work well in applications such as sauteeing vegetables. I wouldn't recommend replacing butter with oil in baking applications. Butter has water in it that evaporates when in a baked good. When that water evaporates, it leave behind tiny air (MORE)

Can you use vegetable oil instead of butter for cakes?

Vegetable oil can be used instead of butter in some cakes, particularly those that have some other source of oil / moisture, such as carrot cake or banana cake. Oil is often used in cupcakes to give a moister cake. However, butter has superior taste and gives most cakes a better texture and mouth-fe (MORE)

Can cooking oil be used in place of vegetable oil for baking?

I'm not sure what kind of cooking oil you have but most are interchangeable for baking. You just want to make sure you are using a corn or vegetable oil. When you get into olive or grapeseed oils the flavor is more pronounced and they should not be used.

Can you use butter instead of oil for baking a cake?

Yes. The difference between Oils in cooking and butter are very minimal when using as an anti-sticking agent. Although, calorie wise, the oil is usually the better bet; but butter can be substituted in emergencies. The biggest difference in using butter in lieu of oil is TASTE. Save for a few, oi (MORE)

Can you use vegetable oil instead of butter in cookies?

You will get a much different finished product. Since oil is a liquid and butter isn't, cut the amount in half and some sort of cookie will result. For something like a sugar cookie, it would not work. For a cake like cookie, it probably will. I use oil instead of shortening in biscuits and tha (MORE)

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)

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 use expired vegetable oil to bake cake?

Expired vegetable oil may be rancid, in which case it should not be used for any food. If the oil has no unpleasant odor or taste, it MAY be safe to use, particularly if the container had not been opened before the expiration date.

When baking can you substitute vegetable oil for cooking oil?

"Cooking oil" is actually a broad term for purified fat derived from plants which is normally liquid at room temperature. "Vegetable oil," when used to label a cooking oil product may refer to a specific oil like rapeseed oil or to a blend of different oils. Not all vegetable oils are edible - some (MORE)

Is it healthier to use butter or canola oil in baking?

Canola oil is low in saturated fat(less than 7%), is high in mono-saturated fat, and has a beneficial omega-3 fatty acid profile (which has well established heart health benefits) and is recognized by many health professional organizations including the American Dietetic Association and American Hea (MORE)

Can you use lard in place of butter in baking?

Probably, but you would be disgracing all respectable bakers by doing that. You can use canola oil and replace milk with sour cream or plain yogurt, that would be a better alternative in my point of view.

Can vegetable oil be used for crisco in baking?

You can safely substitute liquid oil for solid shortening in baking ONLY if the recipe calls for the shortening to be melted first. You can substitute butter or margarine for shortening ( 1 cup + 2 Tbsp for each cup of shortening). You can also substitute 1/2 cup applesauce or prune puree for each c (MORE)

Can you use regular cooking oil for baking?

Yes - some recipes require oil rather than butter or margarine. For most cakes you should use a plain tasting salad oil like sunflower or safflower oil. Occassionally you may encounter an Italian or Mediterranean recipe that requires olive oil. Of course the oil used must be fresh - not rancid, or l (MORE)

Can you use butter in cake mix instead of vegetable oil?

Yes you may, a VERY softened room temperature butter. Making sure your eggs are also at room temp will give great volume to your cake. I am not sure of the baking time, so the last 5 minutes, be aware to keep an eye on the oven contents. Know that butter substitutes (spreads) are not the same as (MORE)

Can you use vegetable oil in place of butter for pancakes?

Almost all pancake recipes use oil rather than butter In thebatter. Margarines and butter-substitute spreads are mainlyvegetable oil. However, most oils do not have the consistency or flavor to be acceptable toppings for pancakes, even though once a spread has melted,the appearance would be the (MORE)