You can adjust a recipe to use dairy-free ingredients
Intolerance to milk is much more common than a serious allergy, yet many people suffer from a mild intolerance that can cause, well, gastrointestinal issues…
The good news? It’s very easy to replace dairy in common baked goods, and even better, you won’t even notice the difference! Pick the right recipes to use as a base, experiment with substitutions at least a few times (and carefully record the changes you’ve made!), and know what to substitute.
A Dairy-Free Baking Experiment
We picked three of our favorite muffin recipes as a base, ensuring that each recipe contained only one dairy ingredient. Each recipe required a simple one-step substitution that changed the rest of the recipe only slightly or not at all.
We love Earth Balance Buttery Sticks because they behave just like butter and have a lovely butter flavor. When you substitute them, drop the salt in the recipe by half if you are replacing unsalted butter. (more…)