Prune Puree Butter Baking Substitute


Equivalent: 1 cup of Butter in Strong Flavored Desserts

Special Diet Notes: Prune 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.

Prune Puree Butter Baking Substitute
  • ½ cup pitted prunes
  • ¼ cup water
  1. Puree the prunes and water in a blender until smooth. This will have a strong flavor, and thus is best suited to heavily spiced baked goods (i.e. gingerbread) or chocolate-based desserts. Substitute other dried fruit such as apples, peaches, and apricots for half of the prunes for a flavor and nutrient variation.

About Author

Alisa is the founder of, Food Editor for Allergic Living magazine, and author of the best-selling dairy-free book, Go Dairy Free: The Guide and Cookbook for Milk Allergies, Lactose Intolerance, and Casein-Free Living, and the new cookbook, Eat Dairy Free: Your Essential Cookbook for Everyday Meals, Snacks, and Sweets. Alisa is also a professional recipe creator and product ambassador for the natural food industry.

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