Apple Sauce: A Healthy Replacement

Try replacing cooking oil or butter with delicious Musselman’s Natural Apple Sauce! It will add moisture and flavor to your baking while cutting fat and calories. You’ll find exact conversions along with a few helpful tips below. 

AppleSauce Small steps to a healthier lifestyle.
  • When substituting apple sauce for oil in baking, it is a 1:1 ratio. 1/4 cup apple sauce for 1/4 cup oil (except for cookies).
  • Some brands of boxed mix provide alternative directions for oil instead of butter. For a better result, use the oil recipe when substituting apple sauce.
  • Substituting apple sauce for butter/margarine can often change the consistency.
  • To cut and serve reduced fat baked goods and prevent crumbling, let cool 10-15 minutes, then cut using a plastic knife.
Pin It Comparison chart of Musselman's Apple Sauce to vegetable oil

Boxed Mix Conversions

The following chart provides GENERAL GUIDELINES for substituting natural apple sauce for oil in boxed mixes. (Box size and ingredients will vary by brand and flavor.)

Pin It Reference chart for substituting Musselman's Apple Sauce for oil
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