In the same way that vanilla extract is the liquid left after macerated vanilla beans are marinated in alcohol, lemon extract is the liquid that is left after lemon zest is similarly infused. To a chemist, in alcohol is a 'tincture', btw. In water, a 'tisane'. If you've an extra day, or so, to spare, simply zest a couple of lemons, then just cover the zest in a tall, narrow, covered container with a neutral grain spirit like vodka. One 30ml 'single' should be plenty. After soaking for (at least) a day, wrap the sodden zest in cheesecloth, or, hang in a strainer lined with a coffee filter, twist firmly, and all the clear(ish) liquid left over is your own, homemade, vanilla extract. If I'm strapped for either time, cash or ideas around any gift-giving occasion, I'll give away an ounce (30ml), or so, as a 'specially crafted' exotic 'neo-foodie'-type gift. Any citrus fruit works like a charm. Empty baby-food jars hold about 2 oz. (60ml). Any citrus fruit with the zest off should be used/eaten inside the next day or two, btw. Meanwhile, if you don't have an extra day, just cover the zest, as above, and rest the container in a warm water bath for an hour...or, as much time as you have!!! You'll need about twice as much of this 'quickie' extract, but it'll work fine. Just remember to reduce another high-volume liquid; water, milk, juice, etc., by the 'extra' volume of the 'quickie' extract. While we're on the subject; don't use 'peel' for anything except candying or ornamenting cocktails!!! It's far too bitter for use in (almost) any kind of cookery.
there is no possible way
No, it is not a substitute. Lemon peel does not provide any liquid.
1/2 teaspoon orange extract OR 1 teaspoon lemon juice
Lemon juice is made from the juice of the fruit. Lemon extract is a mixture of the lemon peel and alcohol.
yes put the lemon peel in later over night and squeeze the peel in the morning into the water and it will taste like lemon juice
Yes, you can. Lemon peel is lemon zest. Just grate your peel really fine and make sure not to get the meat of the peel - only the extreme top layer.
If you want it for taste or 'zest', I don't believe there is a substitute.
yes you can it is the same thing.
I cannot find any such recipe. Lemon extract actually comes from the lemon peel, not the juice of the lemon.
You can substitute lemon zest. That's the yellow part of the peel without any white on it.
Orange extract is itself a (longer shelf-life) substitute for orange zest, the very thin shavings of orange peel.
Lemon juice can be substituted for lemon peel by adding 1/4 teaspoon per whole lemon. This gives a similar taste when peels are not available or wanted.