What can you substitute for oil in a baking recipe?

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Oil can be substituted with something to keep it moist. This can be something like banana, potato, or eggs.
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Why is applesauce used as a substitute in baking for oil?

For those who wish to reduce the fat content of the finished product, replacing oil with applesauce will cut calories and fat without adversely affecting the texture.. If you are substituting applesauce for shortening, you use half the amount of applesauce. So, 1/2 cup shortening is replaced with 1 ( Full Answer )

Can you substitute butter for oil in a cake recipe?

Yes. Butter is 80% fat, 20% water. Oil is 100% fat. To get the correct amount of fat from the butter, use 125% (5/4) the amount of butter vs. oil (multiply the amount of oil x 1.25). You now will have the right amount of fat, but excess liquid from the butter. To compensate for the water in the ( Full Answer )

Can shortening be substituted for oil in baking?

Yes. It should be melted and cooled to lukewarm before adding to other ingredients. However, one should consider that shortening is partially hydrogenated vegetable oil, which is not a healthy substitute for oil.

Can you substitute oil for butter in a baking recipe?

YES! For cakes and breads there shouldn't be a problem. You can't really use oil in most cookies. You would probably want to reduce other liquids just a little bit depending on the recipe.

Can you substitute baking powder for baking soda in cookie recipe?

You can substitute them - but it's really hard to get it right.. Baking powder is soda - but with other things added. Baking soda reacts to acidic things (like buttermilk) because it's a base (slightly bitter.) Little hard to explain, but it's really easy. Baking powder is sort of in the middle. It ( Full Answer )

Can you substitute oil for shortening in a cake recipe?

Yes, but the results might not be the same. Liquid oil and solid shortening have slightly different properties. You might need to use slightly less oil for similar results, when "creaming" shortening the results do not work for oil, but this step would be dispensed with when using oil. Butter or lar ( Full Answer )

What can you substitute for oil in cake recipes for vegans?

My grandmother told me I can omit the oil called for in cake mixes if I sift the cake mix. I tried this when making cupcakes in an ice cream cone. It worked very well and the cones did not get soggy the next day like they did when I used the oil.

Can table salt substitute kosher salt in baking recipes?

Yes, although there are some important measuring considerations if you are doing precise baking (more below). Salt, being a mineral, is parve (or pareve - neutral). Kosher salt is so-called not because it is kosher, but because it is intended for koshering meat , ie; removing all traces of b ( Full Answer )

Can you substitute oil for butter in recipes?

No, this would taste terrible, but you can substitute margarine for butter. Sorry, I have to disagree. Margarine tastes nasty to me, even a little bit in a recipe. It would depend on the recipe if you could use butter in place of oil. Butter and oil are equivalent fats and are pretty much interch ( Full Answer )

Substitute for oil when baking a cake?

instead of a cup of oil in a cake, you can substitute a cup of applesauce. you can hardly taste any difference, but it is a lot healthier for you.. You can use a cup of butter instead of the oil too.

What can be substituted for eggs in vegan baking recipes?

To replace 1 egg - . 1 tablespoon ground flaxseed plus 3 tablespoons warm water, leave for 10 minutes before using. . 1/2 banana, mashed or blended. . 3 Tablespoons applesauce. . 1/4 cup soy yogurt. . 2 tablespoons rice or soy milk. . 1 1/2 tablespoons Ener-G Egg Replacer plus 2 tablespoons ( Full Answer )

Can you substitute coconut oil in baking for butter?

I suppose it would depend on what you are baking. I have used coconut oil to replace butter in my gluten free pineapple up-side down cake. I have not yet tried to use it for other baking, but it works beautifully in the cake recipe.

Can you substitute oil in a bread recipe?

no, that will not work To elaborate on the above, the simplest leavened (raised) bread consists of nothing more than flour, water and yeast, and has no requirement of oil. However, oil or melted butter or margarine is usually added along with a small amount of sugar and a bit of salt to make a simp ( Full Answer )

Can baking cocoa be substituted for cocoa in a recipe?

Yes, as baking cocoa is just cocoa for cooking. The only difference between the two products is that baking cocoa has no sweetener. Baking cocoa has more of the fat in it. You may need to adjust the recipe fat content.

Can you substitute grapeseed oil for vegetable oil in baking?

Grapeseed oil is a brilliant oil to use for most purposes. Not sure about deep frying, as this would possibly destroy the goodqualities of this fine oil in particular. I have used this oil in baking for many years with only goodresults to show.

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 you substitute olive oil with vegetable oil for baking and frying?

Yes, to some extent. The taste of olive oil will be noticeable in the final product, so olive oil can only be used in products where that taste will be acceptable. Olive oil also has a lower smoke point than other oils, so it is not appropriate for frying at high temperatures.

Can you substitute baking soda for baking powder in cookie recipes?

Yes, but you should only use 1/3 of the amount of baking powder specified, when switching to baking soda. i.e do not substitute on a 1:1 basis. Baking powder is a 1:3 ratio of baking soda to cream of tartar. So although baking soda is not exactly the same as baking powder, it is also far stronger. ( Full Answer )

Can you substitute yogurt for vegetable oil in a recipe?

A variety of alternate ingredients that can be used instead of oil or butter in the preparation of foods. Substitute products exist with reduced fat and no fat and in different forms such as spreadable and liquid. Fruit purees or applesauce can be used as oil substitutes for baking purposes. Add ski ( Full Answer )

Is there any substitution for baking soda in cookie recipe?

You can add some baking powder, but it's not an ideal substitute; baking powder is a mixture of bicarbonate of soda (baking soda) and cream of tartar. This means you need to add slightly more than is baking powder than the quantity suggested for baking soda; usually around 1/4 teaspoon on top of the ( Full Answer )

When baking can you substitute vegetable oil for cooking oil?

"Cooking oil" is actually a broad term for purified fat derived from plants which is normally liquid at room temperature. "Vegetable oil," when used to label a cooking oil product may refer to a specific oil like rapeseed oil or to a blend of different oils. Not all vegetable oils are edible - some ( Full Answer )

Can kosher salt substitute table salt in baking recipes?

All salt is kosher so long as nothing is added to it to render it non-kosher such as flavourings. However, using "kosher salt", the very coarse salt used to kasher meat, is not recommended for baking as it does not dissolve easily.

What can you substitute for an egg in a baking recipe?

There should be egg substitute items in the diary aisle at yoursupermarkets, aimed at those with allergies, such as xanthan gum. There are some other substitutes depending on the recipe: . Binding . mashed banana . apple sauce or pureed fruit . gelatin blend . ground flax seed mixed in water ( Full Answer )

Can you substitute oil for butter and a cookie recipe?

Generally, when substituting canola oil for butter in baked products, you can use ¾ cup of canola oil for every cup of butter . If you do a straight conversion (cup for cup), you will need to slightly reduce one of the other liquid ingredients in the recipe . You want to retain ( Full Answer )