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Can you substitute butter for shortening

can you substitute butter for shortening

yes, you can substitute butter for shortening in cookies unless they are peanut butter. I'm not sure about those, but chocolate chip yes you have to add about 1/2.
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.
I interchange butter, shortening and lard all the time and the ratio is the same. I always use unsalted butter. For pie crust I use both butter and shortening or lard.

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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.
You can substitute shortening for butter (or butter for shortening), but you have to make a few adjustments. And there is a tiny bit of math.

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Please try again or visit your profile. Shortening makes crusts flaky and baked goods tender, but lacks the great flavor of butter. Thanks for the suggestion, Debi. No need to email me as additional answers are added to this question. Much healthier and, makes a gorgeous flaky pie crust.

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