Equivalent: Use 5 Tablespoons of this substitute plus 2 Tablespoons of oil for every ½ cup of butter in baked goods.
Special Diet Notes: Apple-Pear Puree
By ingredients, this recipe is dairy-free / non-dairy, egg-free, gluten-free, grain-free, nut-free, peanut-free, soy-free, vegan, and vegetarian.
- 2 medium apples, cored, peeled, and cut into chunks
- 2 medium pears, cored, peeled, and cut into chunks
- ⅔ cup water
- 1 tablespoon lemon juice
- 1 tablespoon lecithin granules (available in most health food stores)
- Put all ingredients in a saucepan bring to a simmer, cover, and cook 40 minutes, mashing occasionally. Press through a sieve to remove excess liquid (reserve and use for other recipes if desired). This recipe will last for several days in the refrigerator, and can be preserved in the freezer for up to 6 months.