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www.bhg.com/recipes/how-to/bake/how-to-substitute-butter-for-shortening-when-baking

Have you ever wondered to yourself, "If a baking recipe calls for shortening, can I use butter or margarine instead?" If so, you're not alone. Shortening and butter ...

www.myrecipes.com/how-to/cooking-questions/butter-instead-of-shortening

Jan 4, 2011 ... Vegetable shortening (such as Crisco) contains no water, while butter does, so it takes slightly more butter to accomplish the job: for every one ...

food52.com/hotline/17824-can-i-use-butter-or-vegetable-oil-in-place-of-shortening-will-a-recipe-still-be-similar-in-taste-wh

One of the cake recipes on F52 calls for it and I do no twant to use crisco. What would be the ... yes, you can use butter or vegetable oil in place of shortening.

blog.kingarthurflour.com/2016/11/16/shortening-vs-butter-in-baking

Nov 16, 2016 ... Vegetable shortening can be a mysterious ingredient. ... Growing up, I always reached for a trusty kitchen staple instead: butter. .... be certain cases when it just makes more sense to use butter, like in a classic cake perhaps.

www.thekitchn.com/shortening-vs-butter-in-cookies-whats-the-difference-213812

Dec 12, 2014 ... Butter and shortening can generally be substituted for each other in cookie ... fat than shortening, you'll need to use more of it as a substitution.

www.tasteofhome.com/cooking-tips/ask-the-test-kitchen/shortening-substitution

Many of my older recipes for cakes and cookies call for shortening. It seems that today's recipes use mostly butter or margarine. Can these be substituted for ...

cooking.stackexchange.com/questions/58104/substitute-ratio-when-using-butter-instead-of-shortening

Jun 8, 2015 ... Substitute ratio when using butter instead of shortening. up vote 3 down vote favorite. How much butter should be used to use as a substitute for 1/2 cup of ... for precision, you can also substitute 1:1 and use 1/2 cup of butter.

cooking.stackexchange.com/questions/18249/greasing-a-pan-with-butter-vs-with-shortening

Oct 7, 2011 ... There's no significant difference I can think of (for this application), but I ... Shortening is pure fat whereas butter is only about 80% fat by weight.

www.thespruce.com/substitute-shortening-for-butter-995116

Nov 29, 2016 ... Let's say you have a cake recipe that uses ½ cup of shortening (52 grams), but you want to use butter instead. There are again two steps:.