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Butter to Olive Oil Conversion Chart

Babbo Rosemary and Olive Oil Cake with Sugared...
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Butter/Margarine   –    Olive Oil

1 teaspoon  –  3/4 teaspoon
1 tablespoon –  2 1/4 teaspoons
2 tablespoons –  1 1/2 tablespoons
1/4 cup –  3 tablespoons
1/3 cup –  1/4 cup
1/2 cup –   1/4 cup + 2 tablespoons
2/3 cup –  1/2 cup
3/4 cup –  1/2 cup + 1 tablespoon
1 cup –  3/4 cup

Hot off the wire… my husband Jim emailed and said someone from work brought in a cake made with olive oil and that it was really good.  The olive oil cake recipe, and this butter to olive oil conversion chart, can be found on the Queen Creek Olive Mill website .

Karyn Zoldan

  1. Its a great conversion knowledge , I would request if you can do conversion also from butter to coconut virgin oil as I am into organic products right now and I know lots of blogger wants to know it as well.

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