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can you subsitute olive oil for vegtable oil for a cake?

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Asked by bella021 at 4:24 PM on Jun. 5, 2009 in Food & Drink

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  • sure

    Answer by Anonymous at 4:26 PM on Jun. 5, 2009

  • Yes!! Same amounts.

    Answer by Collinsky at 4:26 PM on Jun. 5, 2009

  • I've only ever used vegetable oil.

    Answer by LucasMama08 at 4:26 PM on Jun. 5, 2009

  • we just did it and there was a taste difference but you can do it

    Answer by admckenzie at 4:28 PM on Jun. 5, 2009

  • Yes you can.

    Answer by itsallabtthem84 at 4:28 PM on Jun. 5, 2009

  • It makes it taste a bit different. You can substitute apple sauce without getting the 'off' taste.

    Answer by Ginger0104 at 4:30 PM on Jun. 5, 2009

  • Yes but it does taste different

    Answer by MommaM2 at 4:32 PM on Jun. 5, 2009

  • Olive oil is much heavier and flavorful. It is not appropriate for sweets, only for savories.

    Answer by rkoloms at 7:35 PM on Jun. 5, 2009

  • idk but I dont think it'd taste right

    Answer by harteri at 8:13 PM on Jun. 5, 2009

  • I did and the cake had a different texture and taste to it, but it wasn't bad at all. Look for a lighter olive oil. But if it is just because you are out of regular oil, you can substitute applesauce for the oil.

    Answer by tyfry7496 at 9:11 PM on Jun. 5, 2009

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