Ask a Question
Notify Me On Question Update
Email this Question
Can you substitute cooking oil for shortening/lard in a cake recipe in equal parts?
Rate This FAQ
The substitution for a cake would be in equal parts. You may want to cut back on fat and replace half with oil and half with applesauce. The moisture of the cake will be equivalent.
There are times when you can't replace shortening/butter in a recipe ---- pie crust.
Submit Your Suggestion
Other Questions In This Topic
- How long can I keep meat, poultry, vegetables, etc. in the freezer?
- How can I eat healthier at fast food restaurants?
- Can a Person safely eat the head of any venomous snake? If not, why?
- Does anyone have any idea what a size #2-1/2 can is? I have an old recipe that calls for this size and I am lost! Thanks for your help.
- Should I worry about pesticides on fruits and vegetables?
- Are Artificial Sweeteners Safe?
- I want to cover and leave carrots in the ground during the winter. How do I keep mice out of them?
- Do you have a safe tomato salsa recipe that incorporates green peppers?