- Margarine is a fat used widely as an ingredient or a spread that resembles butter, but is a common butter substitute. It is made from the emulsion of vegetable and/or animal oil. Like other fats, margarine helps improve mouth feel and flavor in baked goods.
- As a fat, margarine provides baked goods with texture, mouthfeel, and other sensory attributes. Its other roles include extending a productâ€™s shelf life.