Butter and Margarine

Butter is an emulsion of of dairy fat, protein, and water. It is used to cook with, as well as a condiment. It adds a rich creamy flavor to foods. When vegetable fats are used instead of milk fats, it makes a product known as margarine. Some margarines are healthier than butter due to the types of fats used in the emulsion.

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How many pounds are in 2 sticks of butter?

Each stick is 1/4 of a pound, so 2 sticks is 1/2 of a pound.

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What is butter flavour?

A mixture with a butter flavour.

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How many grams in 1 stick of butter?

1 stick of butter = 113.5 grams

A stick of butter is also equal to:

  • 1/4 pound or
  • 4 ounce or
  • 1/2 cup or
  • 8 tablespoons or
  • 14 teaspoons
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Is cocoa butter casein free?

Great news - Yes! Cocoa butter does not contain dairy.

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Is margarine plastic?

Do you mean "is margarine plastic" or do you mean "is margarine a plastic"? If you mean "is margarine plastic?" then the answer is "yes", because one of the meanings of the term "plastic" is something that is easily deformed, shaped, or moulded.

If, on the other hand, you mean "is margarine a plastic?" then the answer is "no, it's a derivative of vegetable oil used as a lower cost alternative to butter".

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Which country is the largest producer of butter?

India, according to the 2010 World Book Encyclopedia. The United States is second.

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Is becel margarine gluten free?

Safeway has a brand of Becel margarine that is labeled gluten free....hope this helps

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What is artificial butter flavor?

Artificial Butter Flavor has two primary components, diacetyl and acetoin.

One form of artificial butter flavor is the chemical diacetyl, which is under suspicion of causing health issues if ingested in the lungs. This is a serious concern for workers in plants producing products using artificial butter flavor.

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Is there a substitute for Margarine powder?

yes there is butter of margine butter

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How many cups in a square of margarine?

half a cup.

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Are butter cheese and margarine consider perishable items?

Am I surprised you're still alive if you're asking this question?

Yes, I am.

Look, you can come hang out, but don't bring any food. We've got that covered.

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How do you use oil in baking instead of margarine?

You can also maybe use shortening.

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How many kilos are in one stick of butter?

0.1136 kilos, calculated by dividing 0.25 lbs/stick by 2.2 lbs/kilo. One kilo, or kilogram, is about 2.2 pounds. One stick of butter is a quarter pound. It would therefore take just under 9 sticks to get a kilo of butter.

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How many carbohydrates in one cup of butter?

None. Butter is about 98% fat, 2% water. Charantes butter is closer to 100% fat. But no types of butter contain carbohydrate.

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How much butter is two sticks?

1 cup.

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How many calories are in1 teaspoon of ghee?

In one spoon of ghee there will be 45 calories

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What is an appropriate intended use of margarine?

Butter

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Is butter covalent or ionic bond?

Butter is a type of oil made from saturated fat, which are made from hydrocarbon molecules. A hydrocarbon is a compound containing only carbon-carbon and carbon-hydrogen bonds. Both of those are covalent bonds.

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Does cocoa butter contain nickel?

No it does not contain Nickel, nickel is a metal and butter is made from milk solids (fat).

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What Did Mrs Margarine Think About Her Sister's Husband?

Answer is : He is a terrific butter in law

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How many tablespoons are in a stick of butter?

8 tablespoons = 1 stick

In the U.S, the average stick of butter is usually 8 tablespoons or 1/2 cup.

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How many cups equals one stick of butter?

1 stick of butter is 1/2 cup

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How many sticks of butter are for 2 pounds?

8

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What are butter buds?

Used as a topping or as an ingredient in low fat cooking or baking, it contains the flavor of butter without the fat or cholesterol. Since it contains dehydrated butter, it would be considered vegetarian, but not vegan.

More info is found on the company's website, click below.

http://www.butterbuds.com/faq/index.html

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Can you substitute margarine for butter in a shortbread cookie recipe?

Yes you most definitely can but it is not recommended in most cases. It will make your shortbread taste unnatural since the taste is largely derived from the butter.

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