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2012-02-01 20:26:12
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NO. Oil and shortening do not work the same way in recipes for breads, whether it is rolls or biscuits.


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Olive oil can be substituted for shortening in a biscuit recipe, but the resulting product will be resemble a muffin, with an olive oil flavor and lacking the flakiness expected in biscuits.

Shortening is the fat or oil used in cooking. It can range from lard to olive oil, depending on the recipe.

No, you can't. But if a recipe calls for vegetable oil, you can substitute it for Canola Oil.

I have found that a good substitute for Olive Oil is butter. Also vegetable oil works well. It depends on the recipe you are using.

No. Olive oil has a distinct flavor. If you need to substitute butter you should use margerine or shortening

You can substitute olive oil for margarine by using exactly the same quantity. They are equivalent in any recipe.

* Yes, you absolutely can -- it will taste the same. * Actually, you can NOT substitute olive oil; they'll taste TERRIBLE. Trust me, I've tried it :(

Yes, as long as the recipe calls for oil and not shortening. If shortening is used, reduce the other liquid, probably milk by a little bit.

Substitutes for vegetable shortening include vegetable oil (olive, safflower, corn, mixed, and so forth), butter, lard, schmaltz, and applesauce though frying with applesauce is likely to prove disheartening. Choosing the right substitute depends upon the application.Butter can be substituted for vegtable shortening.

Not really. They have different properties and cook differently. You can sometimes use olive oil to saute something in place of butter, but if the recipe calls for butter, use butter. Sometimes you can substitute vegetable oil or canola oil, but not olive oil.

It depends what you are making. Something sweet can be baked without shortening by using cooking oil like canola or butter. Something savory you can use olive oil or butter as well, it really depends on what you are cooking.

Margarine is probably the best option, but vegetable oil and olive oil could also be used.

Will the olive oil flavor be noticed in the cupcake? In a white or yellow cake it might. If there is any other flavor in the cake, probably not.

Olive oil is a vegetable oil. You can often substitute other vegetable oils, but only experience, or a knowledgeable person can tell you it that will work for a particular recipe.

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

I have substituted olive oil (evoo) for vegetable oil and never had a problem. Not sure if you should but I have with no problem. I use the same amount as I would with vegetable oil.

Yes, you can use olive oil in any cake recipe to replace any other fat. You might want to use regular olive oil instead of extra virgin as it has a lot of flavour. A lot of people will tell you not to use EVOO because of that, but if you don't use too much, it tastes great in any recipe.

Olive oil makes a good substitute.

According to other websites, the Kalamata olive may be substituted for a nicoise olive. Since a nicoise is cured in brine and packed in olive oil and the Kalamata is not packed in olive oil, I am not sure that it is an exact substitute, however.

Doubtful this would work. Much different ingredient. Oil works well, Canola or Olive is the best for your health.

You must mean that you don't want to use butter... you may substitute butter for olive oil, vegetable oil or canola oil.

Are you asking if you can water your plant with olive oil. The answer is no

There is less flavor to your ingredient if you use vegetable oil for a substitute, but definitely works. The texture of what your making will come out the same with vegetable as in olive oil.

You can always do this. Extra Virgin Olive Oil is very expensive. Vegetable Oil is a cheap substitute of lower quality.

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