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instead of a cup of oil in a cake, you can substitute a cup of applesauce. you can hardly taste any difference, but it is a lot healthier for you.

* You can use a cup of butter instead of the oil too.
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Why is applesauce used as a substitute in baking for oil?

For those who wish to reduce the fat content of the finished product, replacing oil with applesauce will cut calories and fat without adversely affecting the texture.. If you are substituting applesauce for shortening, you use half the amount of applesauce. So, 1/2 cup shortening is replaced with 1 (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)

How do I substitute applesauce for oil in cake mixes?

Substitute apple sauce for vegetable oil in equal parts. (And it contains less fat!). Other ideas:. shortening (use ¼ more) OR (in baking) fold stiffly beaten egg whites into the batter. Sources: experience

What is a substitute for oil in cake?

applesauce, pureed pumpkin, pureed prunes can be substituted. because baking needs to be exact, get some advice on how much to substitute in which recipe. You can do this, or you also can actually also use pudding mix instead of oil. The cake will turn out dense and moist, substituting the purpose (MORE)

Can olive oil be substituted for vegetable oil in a cake receipe?

Never heard of that one. A common substitute though is Apple Sauce. Replace apple sauce for the vegetable oil and you will get a much moister cake. The proof is in the taste ... try it, you'll like it.. You can definitely do it however: I'm eating a piece of cake made with it right now!

Can shortening be substituted for oil in baking?

Yes. It should be melted and cooled to lukewarm before adding to other ingredients. However, one should consider that shortening is partially hydrogenated vegetable oil, which is not a healthy substitute for oil.

Can you use canola oil to bake a cake?

Yes Defiantly I am 100 Percent Sure That You Can Use Canola Oil in A Cake In Fact I have A Canola Oil And Honey Cake That I bake Almost Every Month For My Friends So Yes I Am 120 Percent Sure You Can

Can peanut oil be used when baking cakes?

yes if you want ur cake to taste a little peanutty. but peanut oil wuldnt really be great if u wanted a low fat cake coz peanut oil has more fat in it than normal oil

Can you substitute butter for vegetable oil in a cake?

Yes, you can substitute butter for vegetable oil in a cake mix. If you use butter, don't use the entire amount of liquid which is called for. You can just kind of guess at how much liquid to remove, or you can carefully calculate the number of liquid ounces of butter that you've added, compare that (MORE)

Can you substitute oil for shortening in a cake recipe?

Yes, but the results might not be the same. Liquid oil and solid shortening have slightly different properties. You might need to use slightly less oil for similar results, when "creaming" shortening the results do not work for oil, but this step would be dispensed with when using oil. Butter or lar (MORE)

What can you substitute for oil in cake recipes for vegans?

My grandmother told me I can omit the oil called for in cake mixes if I sift the cake mix. I tried this when making cupcakes in an ice cream cone. It worked very well and the cones did not get soggy the next day like they did when I used the oil.

What can substitute oil in a box cake mix?

An equal amount of apple sauce can be substituted for the oil. Most box cake mixes call for 1/3 cup of oil. A single serving apple sauce like the ones sold in six packs work perfect for this.

Can you substitute shortening for oil in a cake mix?

You could substitute shortening for oil in a cake mix, butit is not recommended. The resulting cake made with shortening willhave a noticeably different texture and mouthfeel. Yes youCan. Shortening.. or Hydrogenated Oil is basically poison anyways.

Can you substitute oil for pudding in a cake?

Yes, but it will change the consistency. Pudding makes for a much heavier cake. Rule of thumb use 1.5 as much pudding as you would oil. If the recipe calls for 1 cup of oil, use 1 and a half cups of pudding. Conversely if the recipe calls for 1 cup of oil only use 3/4 cup of oil. You can exchange (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.

What is a good substitute for brandy when baking a cake?

If you are looking to substitute the brandy taste in a recipe, you can use brandy flavored extract. You would not use the same amount, as an extract is concentrated, therefore, you would only use about 1-2 teaspoons of the extract. If you are using brandy for it's alcohol content, and are desiring (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)

What can you use as a substitute for sour cream in cake baking?

Matching Sour Cream Substitutions for Baking - 1 CupEquivalents. Whole milk Greek yogurt = 3/4 Cup + 1 Tbs whole milk Greek yogurt Nonfat plainyogurt. =. 3/4Cup nonfat plain yogurt. Nonfat Greekyogurt. =. 3/4Cup + 1 Tbs nonfat Greek yogurt. Nonfat plainyogurt. =. 3/4Cup + 1 Tbs nonfat (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 substitute margarine instead of butter when baking cakes?

Certainly, in a one-to-one proportion (i.e. 1/2 cup butter = 1/2 cup margarine). You may find, however, that the flavor isn't quite as good. Also, keep an eye on the baking time. Most margarine is just solidified vegetable oil, so the texture of the cake will be a little different.

Why put sunflower oil when baking a cake?

Cakes need some sort of "fat" in the mixture in order for them to become a cake; it creates the crumbly texture and moistness (otherwise they would have the consistency of a brick). Sunflower oil is a fat and serves this function in baking.

What kind of oil do you use when baking a cake?

If the recipe calls for oil, any vegetable oil is fine, though I don't recommend olive oil for that - it's distinctive flavor will come through in the cake. But corn oil, safflower oil, canola oil, etc, are all fine.