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Oil And Applesauce

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I often when baking cakes, quick bread sub 1/2 the oil for unsweetened applesauce. I tried this with pancakes yesterday and it was great. Couldn't tell the difference and made the whole recipe 500 calories less.

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  • Would never have thought of doing this. Can't wait to try it! - by JILLYBLOOP
  • KINGDOMHEIR
    This is something new...will have to try it next time i make a cake, etc. - by KINGDOMHEIR
  • I do this with apple sauce, pumpkin, squash, carrot and other purees depending on the recipe. - by KINDRED2U
  • JLINDS2
    Thanks for this great tip! - by JLINDS2
  • Applesauce is a good way to reduced fat in cakes. - by HELENA260
  • I use all applesauce and no oil in some receipes. I also used canned pumpkin as a replacement as well and it gives items a nice texture. - by HIKERJOHNSON
  • NOLABABY1982
    wow cool...i'm going to have to take this advice!!!!!!!!!! emoticon - by NOLABABY1982
  • I'm def going to try this. - by JMAC23
  • I always do this... in anything that asks for oil! I haven't had anything we didn't like yet! - by BNSPIRD

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