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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 ...

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 ...

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.

Can I use butter instead of shortening? | Myrecipes


Vegetable shortening (such as Crisco) contains no water, while butter does, so it ... that is, substitute part of the shortening with butter to get the best balance of ...

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 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 ...

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 ...

Butter vs. Shortening - Flourish - King Arthur Flour


Nov 23, 2013 ... Truthfully, I use our all-purpose flour in my pie crust; I have to be ..... as shortening's melting point is higher – thus the crust will stay in place ...

Butter vs Shortening in Baking | power hungry


Apr 30, 2008 ... In general, you can substitute shortening for butter in equal amounts in ... If you use shortening, but want an effect closer to butter, add 1 and 1/2 ...

Shortening Substitute? | Serious Eats


Jan 18, 2009 ... My question is: Can you substitute butter for shortening or vice versa, ... and if you use oil instead of butter/shortening, you will have to adjust ...

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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 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.