Substituting Unsalted Butter for Salted

How to Substitute Salted Butter with Unsalted Butter

Discriminating bakers and chefs typically use unsalted butter in their recipes because it gives them more control over the salt content and flavor of their dishes. However, sometimes a recipe calls for salted butter, but all you have is unsalted butter. For every half cup (1 stick or ¼ lb) of salted butter required, you can add ¼ teaspoon of salt to Challenge Unsalted Butter.