Can butter be substituted in place of vegetable oil in baking strawberry cake?

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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 the other.

I'm not sure it's necessary, but when I've made this substitution I've always melted the butter before measuring. (Be sure to let it cool slightly before adding to batter so that it doesn't scramble the egg(s).)
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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 vegetable oil for butter in a cake recipe?

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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!

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Can you substitute oil for butter in a baking recipe?

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

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Substitute for oil when baking a cake?

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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 margarine instead of butter when baking cakes?

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

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