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Can I use yogurt instead of applesauce in baking?
Last Updated: 29th January, 2020
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In this regard, what can you use instead of applesauce in baking?
Below are the list of substitute for applesauce:
- Apricot or peach puree.
- Pureed prune.
- Banana puree.
- Yogurt or sour cream.
- Melted butter or oil.
- Fresh pineapple puree.
Beside above, can I use mayonnaise instead of yogurt? Nonfat or low-fat plain yogurt can besubstitutedfor buttermilk, sour cream or mayonnaise to lowerfatcontent in recipes. (Low-fat yogurt has 9 caloriesatablespoon, versus 99 for regular mayonnaise and 30 forsourcream.) However, yogurt does have somelimitations,especially when cooking with it.
One may also ask, what can I use in place of yogurt for baking?
What to Use in Place of Yogurt
- Sour Cream. Sour cream is a popular substitution called forinplace of yogurt in many recipes.
- Cottage Cheese. Cottage cheese is also an acceptablesubstitutefor yogurt in many dishes.
- Buttermilk. For recipes calling for yogurt, buttermilk orsourmilk can be used in the same capacity.
What fruit puree is often used as a fat substitute in baking?
Unsweetened applesauce, mashed bananas,pureedprunes, or canned pumpkin puree work best as afatreplacement. For best results, replace half ofthefat in a recipe with an equal volume ofpureedfruit or vegetable.