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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.

- Submitted by TEDDYBEARDONNA 9/20/2010 in Cooking | 9 Comments
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JILLYBLOOP 3/7/2011 6:01:00 PM

    Would never have thought of doing this. Can't wait to try it!
KINGDOMHEIR 11/5/2010 3:47:00 PM

    This is something new...will have to try it next time i make a cake, etc.
KINDRED2U 9/22/2010 10:00:00 AM

    I do this with apple sauce, pumpkin, squash, carrot and other purees depending on the recipe.
JLINDS2 9/22/2010 8:43:00 AM

    Thanks for this great tip!
HELENA260 9/22/2010 8:39:00 AM

    Applesauce is a good way to reduced fat in cakes.
HIKERJOHNSON 9/20/2010 4:20:00 PM

    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.
NOLABABY1982 9/20/2010 4:07:00 PM

    wow cool...i'm going to have to take this advice!!!!!!!!!! emoticon
JMAC23 9/20/2010 3:49:00 PM

    I'm def going to try this.
BNSPIRD 9/20/2010 3:47:00 PM

    I always do this... in anything that asks for oil! I haven't had anything we didn't like yet!

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