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Lactose free Apple Crumble

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MediumOrchid Tue 19-Apr-16 14:58:39

Can I just substitute baking block for butter in my Apple Crumble recipe to make it lactose free? Or is it more complicated than that?

Thanks very much!

Dvallin Tue 19-Apr-16 15:03:06

I'm not sure what baking block is.

I use a recipe for 'oil based short crust pastry' and make crumble with that
(Google will give many versions).

Any vegetable or olive oil works

Or you could use the 'Pure' brand of spreads.

MediumOrchid Tue 19-Apr-16 15:22:14

I'm not sure either! I think it's just margarine.

I will have a look at oil based short crust pastry, thanks

987flowers Tue 19-Apr-16 22:31:33

When I was dairy free (breastfeeding a dairy intollerant baby) I used vitalite as butter substitute. Just read labels carefully to check they are lactose free.

Nan0second Thu 05-May-16 13:20:00

Yes it works with baking block! (I do mine with half flour and half oats and it's gorgeous!)

PassiveAgressiveQueen Sat 18-Jun-16 22:32:23

Isn't baking block stork margarine in a block?

Boleh Sat 18-Jun-16 22:36:50

I would assume that baking block is Trex, solid vegetable fat for cooking.

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