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veggielover 04-12-2006 02:03 PM

Can applesauce be used to bake anything?
Hello fellow bakers!

I wasn't quite sure what applesauce was used for substituting in baking... was it eggs? I know soda would also be used for cup cakes o but can apple sauce be used for baking anything???

LLV 04-12-2006 02:24 PM

You can use applesauce, in equal amounts, to replace oil :)

veggielover 04-12-2006 03:40 PM

thanks linda! Is it just oil, or can it be used for other oil products lie butter and /or margerine?

LLV 04-12-2006 03:45 PM

That I'm not sure, hon, you'd probably have to look that up. But I know you can substitute applesauce for oil in just about any baked good, even boxed cake mixes. Really cuts fat and calories.

Tani 04-12-2006 03:56 PM

Yes butter and margarine can be replaced with applesauce as well. Another good substitute is nonfat yogurt. :) I like to replace about 1/2 of the butter or oil in most baking recipes with either fruit or yogurt. You'll have to experiment a bit to find the right balance for different recipes.

veggielover 04-12-2006 04:48 PM

thanks guys, I'm gonna experiment later today!

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