Why is applesauce used as a substitute in baking for oil?

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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 1/4 cup applesauce.
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What can you use as a substitute for baking powder?

homemade substitute . \nHOMEMADE SUBSTITUTE FOR BAKING POWDER \n. \n2 tbsp. cream of tartar\n1 tbsp. baking soda\n1 tbsp. cornstarch\n. \nSift together. Store in airtight container. One teaspoon of this is equal to 1 teaspoon store bought baking powder. \n. \n. \n. \nSource: www.cooks.com. (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

Can you substitute applesauce for margarine in cookies?

Yes! 1/3 cup of unsweetened applesauce equals a margarine stick. You can also use sweetened apple sauce but you have to use less sugar than what the recipe calls for. In some recipes you might need to use less fluids (i.e. water, milk, juice) when using apple sauce.

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.

What can be used to substitute oil?

My mother uses applesauce in many of her recipe's to cut on fat and calories, she swears by it. I have had muffins with the applesauce. They tasted very good and were very moist.

How much applesauce do you use to substitute for butter?

.....in home ec our teacher told us to use the same amount of apple sauce as the recipe calls for butter...but that was for cakes, like porous bakes, cakes, some cookies etc...i know that you can also use bananas instead of butter too.

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.

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 can you use to substitute 3 eggs in baking?

I have successfully experimented with ground linseed to replace eggs in muffins and pancakes. In a separate container, use 1 rounded tablespoon fine ground linseed (flax seed) with 2-3 tablespoons cold water per egg replaced. Allow to stand 10 minutes or so. You may need to add more water to b (MORE)

Can you substitute applesauce for milk?

You will get a different finished product, flavor may be off depending on what you are making. The moisture content should be about the same after baking so it should work.

What do you use as a substitute for buttermilk in baking?

Here is a simple substitute for buttermilk that I have personally used myself: - 1 tbsp lemon juice or vinegar - 1 cup minus 1tbsp whole or 2% milk(room temperature) In a liquid measuring cup, place 1tbsp of lemon juice or vinegar. Poor in milk until it hits 1cup(250 ml). Let the mixture sta (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 you substitute applesauce for margarine in baking?

No. In the past decade, a number of cooks have claimed that it is possible to replace part or all of the fat (shortening, oil, butter or margarine) in cakes, cookies and other baked goods with some sort of pureed fruit. Sometimes applesauce or pureed prunes will be recommended. Although the resul (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 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.

Why is applesauce a good egg substitute?

Because it gives the kind of thick liquid substance of a egg. And it's vegan! A different response: Applesauce only adds approximately the same volume as the egg it replaces. It does not have equivalent protein, it will not bind ingredients together as an egg does, and it will not cause batter (MORE)

How do you substitute applesauce for shortening?

I wouldn't recommend substituting applesauce for shortening. Shortening has some natural leavening that applesauce doesn't have, so substituting applesauce could end up creating a dense pancake. However, you can substitute applesauce for an equal amount of oil. One thing to remember if you do is tha (MORE)

Can you use applesauce in place of oil?

Yes, in place of oil for baking; however, it will change the texture when replaced in large quantities. I use applesauce in place of oil for buttermilk pancakes and waffles all the time, and everyone likes it better. I have a cake that requires an entire cup of oil, and when I replaced it with apple (MORE)

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)