Butter to Olive Oil Conversion

Conversion Chart


Olive Oil

1 teaspoon

3/4 teaspoon

1 tablespoon

2 1/4 teaspoons

2 tablespoons

1 1/2 tablespoons

1/4 cup

3 tablespoons

1/3 cup

1/4 cup

1/2 cup

1/4 cup + 2 tablespoons

2/3 cup

1/2 cup

3/4 cup

1/2 cup + 1 tablespoon

1 cup

3/4 cup

Fresh Extra Virgin Olive oil can be readily substituted in most main course dishes where butter is used for cooking or sautéing. Capizzano Olive Oils & Vinegars has an exceptional Butter Olive Oil with all organic flavors from plant based essential oils – no dairy – no chemicals.

The conversion chart above is appropriate for most cake and pastry recipes where specific quantities are needed.  

You should also consider the taste factor, a MILD extra virgin olive oil can be used in most cake and pastry recipes.