Can oil substitute for butter or shortening in yeast rolls?
i guess it would substitute...
but use a little less oil than you would butter
1 cup butter:7/8 cup oil
but you should try and get some butter
Lard is not needed to make yeast bread. You can make excellent bread with just yeast, flour, water, and salt for flavoring. If your recipe calls for shortening or butter, substitute the same amount of lard for each. (Except for brushing the tops of the dough; butter or egg wash still works best for that.)
It's fine to use butter in Molasses cookies. Butter is shortening, as is lard. Butter, oil, lard, shortening, and margarine are all pretty much interchangeable, measure for measure, in most recipes. The only major difference between them is their salt content (and the water content of some margarines), which usually doesn't affect the recipe or the taste adversely. Recipes requiring yeast leavening may be affected by the higher salt content of some margarines or salted…
When you are mixing the dough for bread, if you do not melt or soften the shortening or butter, it will stay in small clumps and won't mix evenly into the dough. Mmmmmm...warm bread Hi, you can melt your shortening for bread depending on what you are using. If you are making a short bread such as short bread cookies, you would cream your shortening asnd sugar togethher, but not melt it. biscuits and pastry…