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What is lemon extract?

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Lemon extract is a concentrated oil taken from the peels of lemons, but it can also be synthetically manufactured. It's used in many cooking recips and home health products for its smell and astringent qualities.

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Can you use lemon juice instead of lemon extract in a 7up pound cake?

lemon juice and lemon extract is simalar, but if the recipe says lemon extract then you should follow the recipe.


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