Olive Oil Recipes

Substituting Olive Oil for Butter in your baked goods? Use our Olive Oil Baking Conversion Chart for the best results

For moist and even-textured baked goods, substitute a mild-flavored olive oil in place of butter or margarine. Olive oil adds a light, delicious taste to cakes, breads and muffins. To make the switch to olive oil, just use the easy baking conversion chart below.

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 .................................. 1/3 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

Some of our favorites include using Blood Orange Olive Oil in chocolate cakes, brownies, fiber and bran muffins. Meyer Lemon Olive Oil in white cakes, blueberry and cranberry muffins. The possibilities are ENDLESS! Try some of your own substitutions and let us know what you love.

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