Do I have to add salt if I use unsalted butter in a recipe?
If my recipe calls for salted butter, but I only have unsalted, how much salt should be added per stick (1/2 cup) of unsalted butter?
Submitted by marlenebeale

Greetings, marlenebeale! To substitute unsalted butter for salted butter, you can add 1/4 teaspoon salt per 1/2 cup unsalted butter (if desired). Good luck!

Answered by BHGFood
Community Answers (2)

Salt is used to "perk up" the flavor. If you're on a low-salt diet, leave it out. The recipe might taste a little flat if you're sensitive to the flavor. OR you can use a salt substitute (I wouldn't
Submitted by wyndhawke1