In a video on Youtube, Rachael Ray describes how to improve your baking skills with a boxed cake mix hack she swears by. Ray says if the recipe on the box calls for vegetable oil, use butter instead. Earnings? She explains that your cake will be “richer and tastier.” She is not alone in this opinion either. Sheet says making this trade “usually makes a cake better”. Leaf also walks you through the mechanics of the switch. The recommendation is to melt your butter in a measuring cup the same size as the amount of vegetable oil called for by the recipe to make sure you’re using the right amount. Leaf advises readers to use a microwave to do this.
As Wholesale Snacks & Bakery stresses, cooking is all about chemistry. Doing it successfully requires precise ingredients, measurements, and timing. However, you don’t have to worry about this exchange throwing your cake away. Leaf explains that butter and vegetable oil act identically as the necessary fat component in your cake. You shouldn’t worry about this suggestion either, which leads to one of Ray’s worst recipes. On this subject, you “butter” to do what Ray has to say.