Butter Or Margarine??

Decorating By Rosie2 Updated 9 Jan 2009 , 8:34am by Rosie2

Rosie2 Posted 9 Jan 2009 , 3:54am
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Question: does any of you know if there is a difference between using butter or margarine?? I have a recipe that calls for margarine, but I don't have it handy so, can I use butter instead??

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Ironbaker Posted 9 Jan 2009 , 4:14am
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Yes you can use butter instead. Some don't think there's a difference in flavor and there may not be a huge difference when used in baked goods. But I do think there is when it comes to taste and mouthfeel, butter is richer. They're both made up of mostly fat - butter is cream and margarine is usually hydrogenated oil. The big difference is the price between the two.

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Rosie2 Posted 9 Jan 2009 , 8:34am
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Originally Posted by Ironbaker

Yes you can use butter instead. Some don't think there's a difference in flavor and there may not be a huge difference when used in baked goods. But I do think there is when it comes to taste and mouthfeel, butter is richer. They're both made up of mostly fat - butter is cream and margarine is usually hydrogenated oil. The big difference is the price between the two.

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Thank you very much Ironbaker, I will use butter icon_smile.gif

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