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Can you use vegetable oil in stead of crisco?

If the recipe calls for shortening do not substitute for oil.

What can you use in bread recipe instead of vegetable shortening?

Depending on the recipe, you could possibly use lard, butter, bacon grease, or vegetable oil instead of shortening.

Can you substitute olive oil for vegetable oil in a recipe for blueberry muffins?

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

Can shortening replace vegetable oil in a cake recipe?

Melt it and let it cool. The cake will be denser with shortening than with oil.

Can vegetable oil be substituted for melted shortening?

It depends on the recipe. Shortening becomes solid at room temperature while vegetable oil does not. So vegetable oil may be substituted for melted shortening only in recipes that do not depend on shortening becoming solid for texture when cooled.

Can you use vegetable oil for shortening?

Depends on the recipe, you couldn't use oil for pie crust.

Can you mix crisco shortening with vegetable oil for peanut butter cookies?

if a peanut butter recipe call for vegetable oil 1/3 cup and I only have 1/4 cup can I melt crisco shortening and add to the vegetable oil.

Are shortening and butter the same thing?

Technically, butter is a form of shortening, because shortening means any form of fat or oil. (Lard, suet, butter, margarine, Crisco).Generally, if a modern recipe calls for shortening it is referring to a vegetable shortening such as Crisco. Older recipes may be referring to any solid shortening.

Can vegetable oil be used for crisco in baking?

You can safely substitute liquid oil for solid shortening in baking ONLY if the recipe calls for the shortening to be melted first. You can substitute butter or margarine for shortening ( 1 cup + 2 Tbsp for each cup of shortening). You can also substitute 1/2 cup applesauce or prune puree for each cup of shortening.

How much vegetable oil do i substitute forfor 12 cup shortening?

There is a problem with substituting oil for shortening. You will have to adjust all the liquids in the recipe. In most cases I wouldn't suggest it.

What is a substitute for cooking margarine?

Butter, vegetable oil, lactose-free butter / vegan butter, Crisco, and / or vegetable shortening, depending on the recipe.

Can you use olive oil for baking cakes?

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.

Is vegetitable oil vegetitable shortening?

No, vegetable oil is a liquid and vegetable shortening is a solid, almost like butter.

Can you use vegetable oil instead of butter in making a pastry?

You can, but the result might not be satisfactory if you use a recipe that calls for butter or shortening. There are pastry recipes specifically formulated for using oil in place of butter. See link below.

What is a solid vegetable oil?

solid vegetable oil is shortening, such as Crisco.

What type of triglycerides is vegetable oil butter and shortening?

vegetable oil would be unsaturated and butter saturatedd, idk about shortening

How do you convert shortening to oil in a recipe?

Use 2/3 or 3/4 cup vegetable oil (I use canola) for each cup of shortening or butter.

Can vegetable oil be a sub for shortening in a cake recipe?

Yes, just substitute one cup for one cup and so on.

Can you vegetable shortening in a cake?

You can not eat vegetable shortening in cake......it is edible...but you can not use it in cake..you can use vegetable oil if you like....:)

Can you use shortening instead of vegetable oil in zucchini bread?

Yes, melted shortening can replace vegetable oil in zucchini bread, although shortening is not a healthy choice.

If a recipe calls for peanut or sesame oil can you use canola instead?

Not usually. Standard vegetable oil can often be used.

Can you substitue shortening for vegetable oil?

No, but you can substitute pizza for a vegetable.

What can be used instead of shortening in a cake recipe?

Butter or lard can be used instead of shortening in cakes. Some types of neutral-tasting oils, such as vegetable oil or canola oil, can be used in many cake recipes.

What type of triglyceride would this of substance be vegetable oil butter shortening?

Vegetable oil is unsaturated. Butter is saturated. Im not sure about shortening.

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