Whether it’s for health reasons or you’re caught short, these butter substitutes are bound to come in handy, especially for your baking. We’ve rounded up the best and there’s a few that will surprise.

We recently shared with you the best substitutes for eggs and today we are going to show you the best butter substitutes for baking.

You are going to be amazed at the many different options that are available. Whether you are doing this for your health or simply because you have been caught short, we’ve got you covered.

Whatever your reason for subbing out the butter in your recipes, you need to find a good replacement.

This can vary from recipe to recipe, since baking a cookie with one ingredient wouldn’t be the same as baking muffins or a cake.

Best Butter Substitutes For Baking

via Sheknows

We thought we would start with this excellent infographic from She Knows. Many of these butter substitutes are yummier and healthier.

You’ll also notice that each ingredient has suggestions as to what works best and how they affect the taste.

9 Great Easy Baking Substitutes Video

In this video from Tasty, you will learn quite a few substitutes for each ingredient they faeature.

You’ll see subs for oil, buttermilk, eggs, sour cream, cake flour, bread crumbs, lemon juice, baking soda, and baking powder. Click play above ^

Healthy Baking Substitutes Chart

via Svelte

This infographic from Svelte gives some excellent healthier options. You’ll find replacements for everything from flour to dairy, eggs, fats and even sugars.

Making replacements can be as simple as swapping out sugar for honey, or flour for some black beans.

Healthier cooking and experimenting with recipes can be a lot of fun too. You may even find yourself preferring these ingredients as time goes by.

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