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Enrico



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PostPosted: Mon Nov 20, 2017 11:27 pm    Post subject: limoncello Reply with quote

In making limoncello, the recipe calls for the zest of 10 lemons per 750 ml of 100 proof vodka. How much of lemon extract should be use instead of the 10 lemons zested??

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Dilbert



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PostPosted: Tue Nov 21, 2017 1:06 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

this should help:
http://www.bhg.com/recipes/how-to/cook-with-fruits-and-vegetables/zest-substitute/
https://www.leaf.tv/articles/how-to-substitute-lemon-extract-for-lemon-zest/

it says basically 1/2 by volume

one "medium size" lemon should make on the order of 1 tablespoon of zest....
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