With the vast amounts of information now available to us that tells us how beneficial Wholesale Extra Virgin Olive Oil is to our health, people are always looking for new ways to use olive oil in their everyday cooking. With it’s great amounts of free-radical fending antioxidants, to it’s new link to the prevention of Alzheimer’s disease, Olive oil is truly one of the most overlooked essentials in a healthy diet. While many Americans use butter on a consistent basis, even more are finding delicious ways to substitute butter for Extra Virgin Olive Oil in their cooking and old family recipes.
Surprisingly, many people have noticed no dramatic taste differences when using Olive Oil instead of butter in their cooking. In fact, many have reported a smoother, more richer flavor and texture in their cooking, as well as their baking. Of course, there is an Olive Oil to fit your every taste. For peppery or more robust oils, you could turn to an olive oil such as our Spanish Extra Virgin Olive Oil. For recipes calling for a smoother, more buttery flavor, our rich and buttery Italian Extra Virgin Olive Oil would be a perfect fit.
We see a growing trend of baking aficionados using more and more Olive Oil in their specialty baked creations. Everything from cakes, cookies, to cupcakes can benefit from this miracle oil.
Substitute Olive Oil for Butter – A Helpful Replacement Chart
|1 teaspoon||¾ teaspoon|
|2 teaspoons||1 ½ teaspoons|
|1 tablespoons||2 ½ teaspoons|
|2 tablespoons||1 ½ tablespoons|
|¼ cup||3 tablespoons|
|⅓ cup||¼ cup|
|½ cup||¼ cup + 2 tablespoons|
|⅔ cup||½ cup|
|¾ cup||½ cup + 1 tablespoon|
|1 cup||¾ cup|
|2 cups||1 ½ cups|