Question: Can you bake with light butter?

We do not recommend them for baking. The higher water content causes cakes to stick to baking pans, creates coarser textures, brown less, become tougher, and become stale more quickly.

Can I use low fat butter for baking?

Generally, you can use reduced-fat spread instead of butter and you shouldn’t notice a difference in taste or texture. Just be sure to use a spread with no less than 60% fat. Although there are spreads with less fat than this, they tend not to work so well in baking. The same applies to pastry.

Can you use light butter in cakes?

Maintain Texture

Low-fat spread can’t produce the texture in baked goods that butter does, and it tends to impart a greasy or oily, rather than velvety, mouthfeel when used in place of it. You should never replace the entire amount of butter called for in a recipe with low-fat spread.

Can I cook with light butter?

What makes Light Butter lighter in butterfat is the addition of air and water to replace the butterfat. As it is primarily meant to be a spread on bread, muffins, etc, it is easy to spread. For use in cooking, it can be gently heated, but it is not really meant for baking.

Can you bake with light margarine?

Low-fat/light margarines tend to be inappropriate for cooking and baking due to a high water content – be sure to read the label! Stick margarine, also known as block or hard margarine, has the same texture as butter, and is therefore a better substitute for baking and cooking than tub margarine.

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Can you use light spread for baking?

Reduced-Calorie (or light) Butter or Margarine

We do not recommend them for baking. The higher water content causes cakes to stick to baking pans, creates coarser textures, brown less, become tougher, and become stale more quickly.

Can you bake with Flora Light?

Are all Flora products suitable for baking, cooking and frying? Flora 100% Natural Ingredients and Flora Buttery are delicious for cooking, baking, frying, spreading and topping. Flora Lighter is suitable for spreading and topping.

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