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Thursday, December 15, 2011

Modifing Recipes

Modifying Recipes

I have gotten a number of phone calls in the past few days regarding ingredient substitution in holiday baking. Please refer to the helpful substitution chart below.

Instead of                                                  Choose

1 whole egg                                             2 egg whites
1 cup butter                               1 cup stick margarine or 3/4 cup oil
1 cup shortening                         1 cup stick margarine or 3/4 cup oil 
1 cup light cream                         1 cup evaporated skim milk
1 cup sour cream                 1 cup plain non-fat/low-fat yougurt or
                                                  1 cup light sour cream
8 oz. cream cheese              1 cup ricotta cheese blended until smooth
                                            or 1 cup low-fat cottage cheese blended
                                                    to a smooth consistency
1 oz. baking chocolate (1 square)     3 Tbsp. cocoa powder
                                                            plus 1 Tbsp. oil

1 comment:

  1. Seems pretty interesting and I would like to going with the chart. No doubt it will work at good ways.