Keep reading to find the best lemon extract substitute that works for you! Citrus juice, such as freshly squeezed lemon, orange or lime juice can be used in place of lemon extract in many recipes. It’s similar to the flavor of lemon extract, but it’s much less concentrated and very acidic.
Can I freeze whole lemons?
When freezing whole lemons, keep them in a food-safe plastic bag, like a Glad® FLEX’N SEAL™ Freezer Bag with as little air as possible. Always wash lemons thoroughly before stashing them away in your freezer. You can also freeze lemon slices to add a spritz of lemon juice to drinks or dishes.
Why you should always freeze your lemons?
And if so, why should you freeze them? Freezing lemons hardens the lemon, making it easier to grate the peel. The grated lemon skin contains lots of health benefits and tastes great!
Does freezing lemon juice kill vitamin C?
Some Vitamins Are Lost During Processing of Frozen Produce
Generally speaking, freezing helps retain the nutrient content of fruits and vegetables. Yet it also results in the loss of water-soluble nutrients, such as B-vitamins and vitamin C. However, this doesn’t apply to frozen fruits, which don’t undergo blanching.
Where is the best place to store your lemons?
Lemons are best kept in the fridge—period. Stashed in the fridge in the crisper drawer or on a shelf, fresh lemons will keep for a week or more.
Can you freeze lemons or limes?
You can freeze lemons, limes and oranges up to 6 months. Just make sure you use a freezer container or bag and get out excess air.