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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 ...

Substitutes for Shortening / Nutrition / Healthy Eating - FitDay


When substituting shortening with cooking oil, you should use 1 cup of oil for every 1 cup of ... Both butter and margarine can substitute for shortening in a pinch.

Conscientious Cook: Alternatives to Vegetable Shortening | The Kitchn


Oct 1, 2009 ... For many recipes, what you substitute depends on what your making. ... Do you use an alternative to shortening in you baking and cooking?

Shortening vs. Butter in Cookies: What's the Difference? — Food ...


Dec 12, 2014 ... With products like butter-flavored shortening on the market now, does it really matter which one you use? ... Don't, however, substitute butter with shortening in cookies like shortbreads or sugar cookies, where butter really is a ...

What Can Be Used to Substitute for Shortening in Baking Biscuits ...


May 6, 2015 ... You can use your favorite biscuit recipe, substituting equal amounts of butter for ... Virgin coconut oil may be used in place of shortening.

Shortening Substitution | Taste of Home


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 ...

Shortening Substitutes - What to substitute @EatByDate


Aug 2, 2015 ... Shortening substitutes are recipe equivalents that can be used when ... When baking, you may want to use Crisco as a substitute for butter.

Shortening substitute? - Chowhound


Feb 21, 2010 ... Read the Shortening substitute? discussion from the Chowhound food ... for 1/4 cup of shortening and I don't have shortening what can I use to ...

shortening vs. lard - Chowhound


Oct 23, 2011 ... janniecooks Oct 23, 2011 11:53 PM you can substitute lard or even butter for the shortening. bear in mind that if you use lard, you may be able ...

FAQ: Can I use butter in place of vegetable shortening? at ...


If the recipe calls for 3/4 cups vegetable shortening can I use butter and if so how ... Yes, in most instances you can use butter or margarine in place of vegetable ...

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Can I use butter or vegetable oil in place of shortening? will a recipe ...


One of the cake recipes on F52 calls for it and I do no twant to use crisco. ... I'm with you, I don't use shortening either, I generally just substitute butter.

baking - Are there any substitutes for Shortening? - Seasoned Advice


You can use any neutral flavored oil, such as vegetable or canola oil. ... An excellent substitute is coconut oil, because it is solid at room ...

How Do I Substitute Coconut Oil for Vegetable Shortening in Cookies?


Jan 6, 2015 ... Q: Measure for measure, how can I substitute coconut oil for Crisco in a cookie recipe? Sent by Ann. ... I use it 1:1 for shortening in cookies.