Can I Skip Salt in a Recipe by Using Salted Butter?

If you use salted butter and skip the salt in a recipe, will the taste suffer? Find out what the Test Kitchen has to say.

Using Salted Butter Instead of Salt

There is about the equivalent of 1/4 teaspoon salt in 1/2 cup salted butter, so you can adjust your recipe accordingly and the flavor will be comparable.

How to Soften Butter & More Easy Baking Tips

Many cookie recipes call for softened butter, but no one has time to wait for butter to soften. We'll show you an easy trick for how to soften butter in no time.

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