When baking can you substitute vegetable oil for cooking oil?

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"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 are useful only as fuel oils. Not all cooking oils are vegetable oils - for example there are several nut oils and oils from gourds and melons that can be used in cooking. The non-vegetable cooking oils are seldom used in baking, so for the purposes of baking, the terms cooking oil and vegetable oil are pretty much interchangeable. Any recipe that calls for one can use the other interchangeably with the caveat that some oils are lower fat than others and some of them are more tolerant to heat than others. Olive oil can be substituted for cooking oil, but it changes the flavor a little bit.
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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 olive oil for vegetable oil?

Yes, you can substitute olive oil for vegetable oil, but not for all dishes. Olive oil has a strong taste. You would probably not want to use olive oil in most Indian cooking and definitely not in baking. Make sure that the taste of olive oil is compatible with your other ingredients.

What is a substitute for vegetable oil?

I personally substitute vegetable oil with canola oil. It is low in saturated fat and healthier for you. Some canola oils also contain omega 3, which many doctors recommend to their patients. *** Any other oil, corn, canola , olive , can be used as a substitute.( Even melted margarine or butter wi (MORE)

Can I substitute vegetable oil for margarine?

To replace one cup of margarine one may use 1 cup shortening plus 1/2 teaspoon salt OR 1 cup butter OR 7/8 cup vegetable oil plus 1/2 teaspoon salt OR 7/8 cup lard plus 1/2 teaspoon salt.

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 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.

Substitute for oil when baking a cake?

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.

Is there a substitution for vegetable oil?

Any neutral-tasting oil can be substituted; canola oil, soybean oil, corn oil, etc. If you want a richer taste (and more saturated fat), you can try clarified butter (ghee), depending on the dish.

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 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 peanut oil be substituted for cooking oil?

Yes, peanut oil is a type of cooking oil. In fact in most cases peanut oil is the preferred type of cooking oil. It is generally considered healthier than most alternatives. It also has a much higher smoke point allowing for cooking in higher temperatures. Source- Division Manager for cooking oil f (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 you substitute grapeseed oil for vegetable oil in baking?

Grapeseed oil is a brilliant oil to use for most purposes. Not sure about deep frying, as this would possibly destroy the goodqualities of this fine oil in particular. I have used this oil in baking for many years with only goodresults to show.

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 olive oil with vegetable oil for baking and frying?

Yes, to some extent. The taste of olive oil will be noticeable in the final product, so olive oil can only be used in products where that taste will be acceptable. Olive oil also has a lower smoke point than other oils, so it is not appropriate for frying at high temperatures.

Can you substitute yogurt for vegetable oil in a recipe?

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. Fruit purees or applesauce can be used as oil substitutes for baking purposes. Add ski (MORE)

Can you reuse cooked vegetable oil?

Yes, you can reuse cooked vegetable oil. Me and my parents if reuse our vegetable oil if there isn't any pieces of food left from what ever it is we cooked.

Can you substitute canoli for vegetable oil?

Vinegar is an acetic acid solution in http://wiki.answers.com/Q/What_are_the_ingredients_of_vinegar# (5-9 %). For non-distilled vinegars (cider vinegar, wine vinegar, malt vinegar, balsamic vinegar, etc.), other compounds will be present; these are what give the vinegar its particular http://wiki (MORE)

Can you substitute olive oil for vegetable oil when cooking stir fry?

It's not a great substitution for stir fries, primarily because olive oil has a lower smoking point than vegetable oil, meaning it will begin smoking a lot before the pan would be as hot as you'd require it to be for a stir fry. The second reason is that olive oil has a distinctive taste which is pr (MORE)

Can you substitute coconut oil for vegetable oil?

It depends on the recipe. If the recipe requires a large proportion of vegetable oil and you're hoping to substitute it with coconut oil it is not a good idea since coconut oil has a distinctive taste which will overpower the whole dish. Generally, it is a good idea to substitute vegetable oil with (MORE)