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Can I make pastry with margarine?

(7 Posts)
LegoAcupuncture Fri 05-Apr-13 16:01:01

Have no butter and can't get out to get any ATM.

If so, do you have a recipe?

TIA

coffeeinbed Fri 05-Apr-13 16:03:05

Yes you can.
It's not worth it though.

LegoAcupuncture Fri 05-Apr-13 16:09:26

Knew someone would say that.
Thanks, will just wait until tomorrow to cook then.

coffeeinbed Fri 05-Apr-13 16:12:26

You can use your usual recipe, they should be interchangeable.

innermuddle Fri 05-Apr-13 17:04:14

I rarely buy butter, margarine works fine. it does affect taste a little, but not enormously. like pp said, just replace butter with margarine in your usual recipe.

Bunbaker Fri 05-Apr-13 17:16:00

I rarely use butter for pastry. You can make excellent pastry with margarine. Usually the best pastry has lard in it as well.

LovedayMerryweather Fri 05-Apr-13 17:20:38

Yes you can - mix with milk instead of water and it will still taste good.

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