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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 a better taste and texture. I've done this a few times with a zucchini bread recipe that calls for 1/2 cup of oil. I use 1/4 cup oil and 1/4 cup applesauce and the bread tastes great.

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Q: Can you substitute apple sauce for oil butter or margarine in a recipe?
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What can be used as a substitute for one stick of butter in a cookie recipe?

An equal amount of margarine (not the soft spread stuff) Margarine (1 cup), Crisco, Vegetable Shortening (1 cup), Vegetable Oil or Apple Sauce are all good substitutes for butter.

What could you use instead shortening?

You can use butter, lard, cooking spray or stick margarine as a substitute. Depending on the recipe, you could also use either apple sauce or prune puree.

Can you substitute apple butter for apple jelly?

Apple jelly is going to be slightly sweeter and not have the same consistency as the apple butter. Depending on what it is doing in the recipe and the amount the butter may have a little more flavor.

Can you substitute apple butter for applesauce in a recipe?

No, apple butter is too different, it would just liquefy under heat, and leave a bad taste.

Can apple sauce be substituted for margarine in cookies?

In sweet baked goods, substitute applesauce or pureed fruit for oils, butter or margarine. As a general rule, you can use a cup of applesauce or fruit for every cup of oil or butter.

Is there a good fat-free alternative to the oil or butter used in cookie and cake mixes?

Yes. You can substitute apple sauce in an equal volume for any dessert recipe that requires a fat like butter, margarine, oil, or shortening. It is almost the same and can be very healthy.

Substitute for vegetable oil for making waffles?

Canola oil, olive oil or melted margarine. Or even apple sauce depending on the recipe and what you are making.

Can you substitute applesauce for apple butter in a pie recipe?

yes... if you want your guests to get incredibally ill of deadened taste buds!

Can you substitute applesauce for butter in a cake recipe?

Depends on the cake recipe; pound cakes or Victoria sponges rely on their fat content to tast right. Don't substitute apple sauce in these. For other cake recipes, you should be able to substitute 1/3 of the fat for apple sauce - you may need to reduce the quantity of any other liquids in the recipe (since apple sauce is far more liquid than butter).

Can you use margarine instead of butter in an apple crumble cake?

Yes you can.

What can you use to substitute butter?

There are a lot of things you can substitute butter with. You can use margarine, apple sauce, and even pumpkin. What I like to do when I'm baking muffins is take my dry ingredients and instead of adding eggs or butter I use a can of pumpkin. It makes the muffins extremely moist and delicious, and a lot healthier.

Can you substitute apple jelly for apple butter for a chicken marinade?

If you are following a recipe that calls for Apple butter then can't use apple jelly...different, texture, different taste, different ingrediants but if you are creating your own recipe then yes you can use whatever you like...just be prepared because creating your own recipe will make it your fault if it comes out nasty! However the only way to learn is to try!

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