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Butter Spreads Delivery or Pickup

The Instacart guide to butter spread products

Butter spreads are typically butter-flavored spreads made using a combination of oils and flavorings. Some contain milk ingredients, and others are dairy-free. Most butter spreads are created using margarine and not real butter, though some spreads contain butter mixed with oil to make the product softer. As the name suggests, butter spread products are designed to be spreadable, so you can easily smear them on your toast or bread.

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Buy your favorite butter spreads online with Instacart. Order butter spreads from local and national retailers near you and enjoy on-demand, contactless delivery or pickup within 2 hours.

FAQs About Butter Spreads

For the best quality and flavor, it's best to use sticks of butter or margarine when you're baking. Butter spreads typically have more water. While butter and margarine must be at least 80% fat, and thus no more than 20% water, a spreadable butter product may contain up to 40% water.

Fat is crucial for the right structure and moistness in baked goods. Replacing fat with water leaves you with baked goods that are dry and tough. Adding excess water to a recipe can cause more gluten to develop, which produces a denser crumb. Cookies may spread, flatten, and become overly crisp at the edges while remaining soggy in the middle. Cakes will likely taste stale and may come out with a pale and unappealing appearance. It's easy to order the best butter product for the job through Instacart. With same-day delivery, you can get what you need quickly without leaving the house!

A "buttery spread" containing margarine is better for your heart health because it contains more healthy fats and fewer saturated fats. Buttery spreads also tend to have fewer calories, so they may be a good alternative if you're concerned about your calorie consumption. For rich flavor, however, real butter spreads are usually preferable. They offer a creaminess that's difficult to mimic with an oil-based spread.

You can order a variety of butter spreads and other butter products through Instacart. Simply sign up online or through the app, and you can start shopping from participating retailers in your area.
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