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

  • Posted by: pammy13c
  • December 21, 2010
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anyone
anyone December 21, 2010

unsalted.

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hardlikearmour
hardlikearmour December 21, 2010

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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spiffypaws
spiffypaws December 21, 2010

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

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plevee
plevee December 22, 2010

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

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