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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 substitute questions come up all the time, especially in baking. Here's our best advice.

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

Nov 16, 2016 ... Keep in mind this is just one reason why cookies spread; there's a multitude of factors you can adjust if you're committed to using butter for its rich flavor. A quick fix? ...... Over the years I've finally mastered making a great tasting, and easy to use, pie crust by using butter instead of shortening. And, as some ...

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

Aug 13, 2012 ... Vegetable shortening (such as Crisco) contains no water, while butter does, so it takes slightly more butter to accomplish the job: for every one cup of shortening, you will need to use 1 cup plus 2 tablespoons of butter. Shortening makes crusts flaky and baked goodstender, but lacks the great flavor of butter.

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

Can I use butter or vegetable oil in place of shortening? I have been baking for years and have never used crisco. Alll my recipes still come out great. One of the cake recipes on F52 calls for it and I do no twant to use crisco. What would be the major difference if I used butter or oil and what is the best substitution for such a ...

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

Oct 26, 2017 ... Substituting Butter for Shortening. You can make the same conversion going the other way. 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: Multiply the weight of the shortening by 1.25, which gives you 65 grams, ...

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 recipes if you keep a few things in mind: Since butter does contain water and less fat than shortening, you'll need to use more of it as a substitution. Also keep in the mind that the textures and shapes of the cookies will be different, ...

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

Jun 8, 2015 ... 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: (100/82)*110 = 134. You may want to reduce the liquid by 24 g in this case. If you don't care for precision, you can also substitute 1:1 and use 1/2 cup of butter.

tastessence.com/shortening-substitute

You can add flaxseed powder with butter or margarine and use it as a replacement for shortening. Mix fifty percent butter/margarine ... If you want to use vegetable oil (instead of shortening) for making cakes and cookies, it will be better to use three parts oil for every four parts of shortening. In that case, slightly increase the ...

www.tastesoflizzyt.com/shortening-vs-butter-in-cookies

Apr 7, 2017 ... Do you love to make cookies? Have you read our post where we answer your question, “Why are my cookies flat?” If you're ready to perfect your cookie-making game then you'll love that article. But while my fingers were flying across the keyboard typing that post, I found myself thinking of so many more ...