with Michelle Doll
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Smart Baking Substitutions: Tricks for Healthful Treats

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Pastry chef Michelle Doll shares her secrets for baking guilt-free sweets that you’ll crave! Discover simple, smart substitutions for butter, oil, refined sugar and dairy, and enjoy healthier results, without sacrificing on flavor.


  • intermediate
  • 6 episodes
  • 1h31m

Included in this Class

1. Liquid Sweetener Sugar Substitutes

1. Liquid Sweetener Sugar Substitutes

Meet Michelle Doll and start by learning about sugar's true role in baking. Then, find out how to replace refined sugar with healthier liquid sweeteners such as honey, maple syrup and brown rice syrup in sweet treats ranging from lemon bars to custard.

2. Fruit-Based Sugar Substitutes

2. Fruit-Based Sugar Substitutes

Work with fruit-based substitutes for white sugar as you sweeten granola bites with banana purée, and chocolate chip cookies with coconut sugar.

3. Butter Substitutes

3. Butter Substitutes

Want to bake with less butter? Michelle shows you how, from incorporating black beans into fudgy brownies to using oil in pie crust, and even adding ripe avocado to pumpkin muffins.