No, you cannot. If necessary, butter can be substituted for shortening. Using butter will change the texture of the finished cookies. Oil cannot be used as a substitute for either shortening, margarine, or butter.
Your best choice would be butter. More information: Natural lard that has not been partially hydrogenated is a good substitute for butter, particularly for flaky pastries. A neutral tasting oil such as canola oil can be used in some recipes… Full Answer
Lard is from animal fat. Shortening is hydrogenated vegetable oil. They are fairly interchangeable in recipes. And, in some recipes, when you want to avoid these types of fats, you can substitute butter.
Sometimes. you can substitute applesauce for OIL or butter in many recipes but not all. If the success of the recipe depends on fat - such as in pie crust and other flaky pastries, applesauce will not work. by the… Full Answer
Generally no. Peanut butter acts differently than butter, and it is not a dairy-base. The texture/consistency can also be very different. It should not be substituted for butter in most recipes unless otherwise specified by the recipe that this substitution… Full Answer
Often it can be, yes. Additional Information: Do not substitute "light," "lite" or "low fat" margarine for butter in any recipe, because these products contain a lot of water and will not bake in the same way as butter.
Yes, if you substitute the same amount of shortening or margarine (not "lite".) Vegetable oil will work in some cookie recipes, including most bar cookies and biscotti, or in cookies that get most of their flavor from the butter.
Yes, butter can be substituted for shortening in most recipes. The resulting product will have more intense flavor, but may be a bit flatter or thinner. When using salted butter, one should also reduce the additional salt called for in… Full Answer
If you visit your local library or book store you can find many reciepe books for vegans. Veganchef and veganweb are two of the many sites that will give you more information and a wealth of recipes aimed for vegans.
Butter is one kind of shortening. You can substitute different shortenings in recipes, but the flavour and texture of butter will be lost. Butter melts more readily in the mouth than vegetable based shortenings, and has a more pleasant flavour… Full Answer
Not chemically. Soy sauce can be substituted for salt in many recipes, but it does not contain the fats of butter or oil, which are often necessary for building textures or other chemical changes in the recipe.
No kind of butter can be used for vegans, because butter is made from milk, which is produced by cows. Vegans can use some types of margarine, but one must read the list of ingredients to avoid whey, which is… Full Answer