When a recipe calls for salt, do I use sea salt or table salt?
When a recipe calls for salt do I use Sea Salt or regular table salt?
Submitted by snowwolf126

Typically if a recipe calls for salt then regular table salt is what's needed. If sea salt is required for a recipe (or suggested as an option), it's usually called out specifically as in this recipe:

Marbleous Chocolate-Peanut Butter Cake with Salted Caramel Glaze

  • Nonstick cooking spray
  • 2  cups all-purpose flour
  • 4  tsp. baking powder
  • 1/2  tsp. baking soda
  • 1/4  tsp. salt
  • 1/8  tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1/2  cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1-1/4  cups granulated sugar
  • 2  eggs
  • 3/4  cup dairy sour cream
  • 1  tsp. pure vanilla extract
  • 1/3  cup milk
  • 3  oz. bittersweet chocolate, melted and cooled
  • 1/2  cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1  recipe Salted Caramel Glaze, recipe below
  •    Sea salt (optional)


Answered by Rachel-BHGFood