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

  • Posted by: pammy13c
  • December 21, 2010
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4 Comments

plevee December 22, 2010
If no added salt is mentioned in the recipe I would use salted. Everything needs a smidge.
 
spiffypaws December 21, 2010
I would use unsalted, but taste before completing and maybe add a pinch or 2 of salt.
 
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.
 
anyone December 21, 2010
unsalted.
 
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