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Can you use vegetable oil instead of butter to bake cookies?

Absolutely. Use the same amount, I actually recommend extra virgin olive oil, but if vegetable oil is all you have, by all means. There are a lot of naysayers on the internet against this, but it is perfectly fine, think bout all the cakes and brownies that use oil and not butter. A lipid is a lipid ( Full Answer )

Can you use butter instead of vegetable oil?

I think you intend to fry something. Well, sure you can. And in fact it is gives your fried food a special taste. So try it out. But be a little bit more careful with the temperature, because despite oil, butter becomes easily scorched because of the proteins in it. Your food thus tastes no longe ( Full Answer )

Can canola oil be used for baking cakes instead of vegetable oil?

Someone answered this with a "yes" however my experience suggests otherwise. I used Canola Oil in place of Vegetable Oil. My hubby wanted his favorite Brownies and the cupboard was bare when it came to Vegetable Oil. Well the Brownies looked and felt as good as ever but tasted absolutely horrible ( Full Answer )

Can you substitute butter for vegetable oil in a cake?

Yes, you can substitute butter for vegetable oil in a cake mix. If you use butter, don't use the entire amount of liquid which is called for. You can just kind of guess at how much liquid to remove, or you can carefully calculate the number of liquid ounces of butter that you've added, compare that ( Full Answer )

Can you vegetable shortening in a cake?

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

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

You can substitute vegetable oil for butter in a cake, but be aware that some vegetable oils have a strong or savoury flavour that might not be suitable for a cake. Taste the oil first. Also, butter, being a natural animal product, melts at body temperature, giving a luxurious mouth-feel as it mel ( Full Answer )

Can you use vegetable oil instead of butter for cakes?

Vegetable oil can be used instead of butter in some cakes, particularly those that have some other source of oil / moisture, such as carrot cake or banana cake. Oil is often used in cupcakes to give a moister cake. However, butter has superior taste and gives most cakes a better texture and mouth-fe ( Full Answer )

Can you use butter or shortening instead of vegetable oil in banana bread?

depends on the recipe. I use 1 stick of butter and 1/2 cup of sour cream in my banana bread. Best bread I ever made. Here is the recipe, don't tell anyone : 1 stick of soft butter 1 cup sugar 2 large eggs 1 1/2 cups flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 cup mashed bananas ( 2 bananas) 1 ( Full Answer )

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

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 ( Full Answer )

Can I replace shortening with vegetable oil or butter?

Vegetable oil and butter are two types of shortening. All fats and oils are shortening, and can be substituted for each other, but this will affect the flavour and texture of the food, as some shortenings have stronger and different flavours, and also have different melting points.

Can vegetable oil be substituted for butter in baking?

No. In many baking recipes, a combination of butter and sugar provides a solid base. Once the batter is baked, the butter melts over time and is spread evenly throughout the goods. Using melted butter or liquid oils will weigh down your batter and cause the bottoms of your goods to be greasy and/or ( Full Answer )

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 expired vegetable oil to bake cake?

Expired vegetable oil may be rancid, in which case it should not be used for any food. If the oil has no unpleasant odor or taste, it MAY be safe to use, particularly if the container had not been opened before the expiration date.

Can you use canola oil instead of vegetable oil in a box cake mix?

Plain and quick answer,,,YES! I have always used canola oil in all my recipes over the last 22 years. Add to that the fact that Canola IS a "vegetable oil". All vegetable oils are interchangeable in cooking with the possible exception of olive oil, which might (or might not) add a distinctive flavor ( Full Answer )

Can you bake a cake with vegetable spread?

You can but you'll need to reduce the quantity of any liquid added, since vegetable spread is higher in liquid than butter. Otherwise your batter will be too sloppy.

Can you substitute shortening for vegetable oil in a cake?

um no you definitely cant. the oil is there to help the cake get more moist. the shortening will make it super dense and that's not good in a cake. also, i wont cook properly. i wouldn't if i were you.

Can you use vegetable oil instead of sunflower oil in cakes?

Absolutely. I actually use vegetable oil instead of sunflower oil regularly. It makes the cake rise better and taste better too. Vegetable oil is a great substitute for many cooking oils. And canola oil works fairly well too for cakes and most baking. I dont hardly ever use Sunflower oil because it ( Full Answer )

Can you use coconut oil instead of shortening for baking?

Coconut oil can be used successfully in most baked goods including: . Baked oatmeal . Cornbread . Yeast bread . Quick breads (sweet breads) . Crackers . Cakes . Muffins . Granola . Granola Bars . Waffles . Biscuits . Scones . Pie crust

Can you use canola oil instead of vegetable oil for a cake?

Yes, (it IS vegetable oil). However, like with olive oil there are cold pressed varieties, where the flavor of the oil would be too strong for using in a cake. For this reason you would need to use a hot pressed (cheaper/mlder) variety of Canola oil for a cake.

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 c ( Full Answer )

What do you use instead of vegetable oil in a cake?

I'm a huge fan of replacing oil with applesauce. If the recipecalls for 1/2 c. of oil, I use 1/2 c. applesauce as a healthyalternative. You will not taste apple regardless of the cake'sflavor. If you don't keep applesauce in your home you can also usesour cream, or plain yogurt in the same way. Best ( Full Answer )

Can you use butter in cake mix instead of vegetable oil?

Yes you may, a VERY softened room temperature butter. Making sure your eggs are also at room temp will give great volume to your cake. I am not sure of the baking time, so the last 5 minutes, be aware to keep an eye on the oven contents. Know that butter substitutes (spreads) are not the same as ( Full Answer )