Dec 12, 2014 ... Don't, however, substitute butter with shortening in cookies like shortbreads or
sugar cookies, where butter really is a key flavoring.
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 ...
Nov 16, 2016 ... Shortening vs. butter in baking: Making your best baked goods. Shortening ..... Is
there a substitute for shortening that doesn't contain trans fats.
1/2 cup of shortening is 110 g, while 1/2 cup of butter is 114 g. Also, butter is only
82% fat. So if you want to be precise, use 134 g of butter: ...
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 ...
How to Substitute Butter for Vegetable Shortening. By Samantha Lowe. Almost
every baking recipe calls for some kind of fat to be added to retain the moisture, ...
As noted at http://www.webexhibits.org/butte..., Commercial butter is 16-17%
water but shortening not so you may want to increase the amount of butter by 16
Aug 13, 2012 ... I often find that a combination of the two is best; that is, substitute part of the
shortening with butter to get the best balance of flavor and texture.
Learn the correct ratio to substitute butter for shortening.
We wondered whether clarified butter or ghee, a type of clarified butter popular in
Indian cooking, might make a worthy substitute in pie dough.