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Butter and Margarine Conversion Chart

I keep a very well stocked pantry, but there are still times when I am out of something that I needed for a recipe, only to discover that I am missing one important ingredient.  Have you ever found a recipe which you want to do, and have all the ingredients except for the butter?  This handy butter Margarine conversion chart will show you how much oil to use in the recipe instead of the butter that is called for.Butter Margarine Conversion Chart

Printable Butter Margarine Conversion Chart

One would thing that just adding oil will do the trick but this is not the case and if you try it, you’ll be disappointed with the results, which would likely be a very heavy baked good!  The reason for this is simple.  You cannot just substitute equal amounts of oil, since oil is meant to be liquid at room temperature and butter stays firm. 

This chart will help you remember the amounts easily.Just print it out, laminate it at any craft store and use it as a book mark for your favorite cookbook. When you print, be sure to choose full page to get a large size print out.

Note.  Please don’t email me asking for metric conversions using grams. This chart is a simple solid to liquid conversion, not a metric to imperial chart. I have to look this information up on Google if you ask me since I don’t work in grams, and I will direct you to Google,  

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John Lockett

Wednesday 20th of March 2019

The recipe call for 185 grams of Sunflower seeed oil, if I replace it with margarine, how much of it should I use. John

Carol

Thursday 21st of March 2019

The chart I provided is in tablespoons not grams. Google says 185 grams is 14.47 tablespoons. You should be able to do the math from there.

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