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Hi Nancy! Can I use salted butter to prepare cakes?

Olgamar - from Barquisimeto, Venezuela

Yes, salted butter can be used to make cakes. Some butters are more salty than others, though, so you may want to reduce the amount of salt in the recipe by half.


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