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Baking Substitutions

Healthy Baking Substitutions

Instead of:


1/4 cup oil, butter or margarine

1 cup evaporated milk or 1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce

1 egg

2 egg whites or 1/4 cup egg substitute

Sweetened condensed milk

Fat free sweetened condensed milk

Evaporated milk

Evaporated skim milk

1 cup chocolate chips

1/2 cup mini dark chocolate chips, chopped dried fruit, or chopped nuts


Sliced fresh fruit with a dusting of powdered sugar

Sour cream

Nonfat sour cream, low fat sour cream,  non or low fat plain yogurt, pureed cottage cheese with 1 teaspoon lemon juice

Whole milk

Skim milk

Cream cheese

Low fat cream cheese or ricotta cheese pureed with fat free cream cheese


Artificial sweetener for some or all (follow manufacturer's directions); 1/4 to 1/4 less sugar in the recipe

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