Can butter be a substitute for cooking oil?

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No, butter has a much lower smoking point than cooking oil. Butter will burn and taste bad if used over too high a heat.
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Can you substitute butter for vegetable oil in a brownie mix?

Yes. Use the same amount of melted butter as oil. If you are usinga non-stick coated pan, lower the temperature by 25 degrees. Setyour timer for 1/2 the time and then monitor every 2-3 minutes tokeep from over-browning or burning. The test method for donenessother than visual should be a toothpick t ( Full Answer )

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 ( Full Answer )

Can you substitute apple sauce for oil butter or margarine in a recipe?

It's might be better to substitute oils, butter and margarine with applesauce in oil-based baked goods like muffins and breads, or moist cakes. Substitute applesauce one for one with the oil, and it helps to add in 2 tablespoons vegetable oil. They say a little oil goes a long way in contributing to ( Full Answer )

Can you substitute vegetable oil for butter in a cake recipe?

Here's how: . Butter is 80% fat, oil is 100% To keep amount of fat the same, use 4/5 the amount of butter vs. oil. Use ounces instead of cups.If you get an odd number of ounces, use tablespoons: 2 TBS = 1 oz. Multiply the amount of oil x4, then divide that number by 5 and you have your oil! . T ( Full Answer )

What is a substitute for cooking oil?

In baking, you can substitute apple sauce for most of the oil. For sauteing, you can use butter, but it may burn. For frying you have to use oil

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 ( Full Answer )

Can you substitute oil for butter in a baking recipe?

YES! For cakes and breads there shouldn't be a problem. You can't really use oil in most cookies. You would probably want to reduce other liquids just a little bit depending on the recipe.

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 ( Full Answer )

Olive oil substitute for butter in cookies?

No, and for two reasons. Oil, any kind, will make your cookies lose their shape and they will spread all over the cookie sheet, and secondly, olive oil while it taste good would not taste good in cookies.

Can oil be substituted for butter?

Sometimes. The best time to substitue oil for butter is when frying or sauteing foods in a pan or pot. In recpies for baked goods, however, it is best not to subsitute ingredients out and is always better to follow what the recipe calls for.

Can you substitute oil for butter in recipes?

No, this would taste terrible, but you can substitute margarine for butter. Sorry, I have to disagree. Margarine tastes nasty to me, even a little bit in a recipe. It would depend on the recipe if you could use butter in place of oil. Butter and oil are equivalent fats and are pretty much interch ( Full Answer )

Can you substitute olive oil for vegetable oil for cooking?

A qualified YES, if you are cooking vegetables, meat etc - things that the taste of olive oil won't interfere with. However, in sweets - cakes etc. the taste of the olive oil is too overpowering, so I wouldn't recommend it.

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 ( Full Answer )

What can butter cook that oil cant cook?

For the most part, it is the flavor not the lubricating or moistening that the butter or oil does. Finishing a sauce, baked potato, some cakes and frosting. Oil may substitute, but it doesn't turn out the same product.

How much oil do you substitute for butter?

Oil and butter are equivalent fats; if the recipe calls for one tablespoon of oil, use one tablespoon of butter. Please note. this is not true for margarine or spread, a tablespoon of one of these does not contain a tablespoon of fat but fat and many other ingredients.

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 ( Full Answer )

Cook asparagus in butter in stead of olive oil?

It depends on what you're trying to accomplish. If you're going for flavor, I would use butter, but olive oil might be slightly healthier. However, if you use duck fat instead of either, it does basically the same thing as butter, and has about half the cholesterol of butter.

How much butter to substitute cooking oil?

If the cooking oil is given in grams (or a weight measure), it's the same weight. If it's given in mils (or a liquid measure), melt the butter and use the same amount.

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 ( Full Answer )

When substituting butter for oil in cake mix should it be melted?

It should be liquid (melted), but you don't want it to be hot. It will blend better. And you need to use real butter instead of margarine because margarine has a higher water content, which won't give results as good as butter or oil will.

How nuch canola oil substitute for 2 sticks of butter?

Sometimes you can use oil for butter, but a lot of the time you can't. 2 sticks is a fair amount and oil is going to change the consistency of almost any finished product . If the butter is to be melted, tablespoon for tablespoon. 16 in two sticks means 16 of oil. If it is for cookies or some sort o ( Full Answer )

Can you substitute oil for butter and a cookie recipe?

Generally, when substituting canola oil for butter in baked products, you can use ¾ cup of canola oil for every cup of butter . If you do a straight conversion (cup for cup), you will need to slightly reduce one of the other liquid ingredients in the recipe . You want to retain ( Full Answer )