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If a recipe for baking calls for just "butter" is it salted or unsalted?

asked by pammy13c almost 7 years ago

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added almost 7 years ago

unsalted.

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added almost 7 years ago

Most of the time baking recipes want unsalted butter. In addition to salt, salted butter almost always has more water than unsalted which will affect the texture of your finished product.

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added almost 7 years ago

I would use unsalted, but taste before completing and maybe add a pinch or 2 of salt.

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added almost 7 years ago

If no added salt is mentioned in the recipe I would use salted. Everything needs a smidge.

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