Dec 12, 2014 ... Don't, however, substitute butter with shortening in cookies like shortbreads or
sugar cookies, where butter really is a key flavoring.
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 ...
Generally, you can use butter or margarine in place of shortening, but making this
substitution may slightly alter the texture of baked goods. Shortening is 100 ...
Nov 23, 2013 ... The butter/shortening crust (which was, by the way, just as tender and flaky as the
... How about substituting vegetable margarine for the butter?
If you aren't happy with the taste and/or quality of the results using other shortenings
and Greek shortening
isn't available, try this trick to deliver a better end result:
Add a little butter
(salted or unsalted, depending on the recipe) to cooking oil. A starting po... More »
Shortening makes crusts flaky and baked goodstender, but lacks the great flavor
of butter. I often find that a combination of the two is best; that is, substitute part ...
Cooking Substitution Tables - Are you missing an important ingredient? Consider
... 1/4 cup Crisco Regular or Butter Flavor Shortening + 1-1/2 teaspoons water
Dec 15, 2010 ... I have an old cookie recipe that dates back to at least the 40's, which calls for 1
cup of shortening - can I use butter instead? I feel the butter ...
Apr 30, 2008 ... Yesterday, Judi.0044 asked me about whether and when you can substitute
shortening for butter in baked goods. I have a lot of experience in ...
As noted at http://www.webexhibits.org/butter/composition.html, Commercial
butter is 16-17% water but shortening not so you may want to increase the
amount o ...