Lemon Extract adds a delightful, tart, refreshing quality to a variety of sweet and savory dishes.
Lemon has a special affinity for vanilla, orange, and almond. Lemon extract is a natural with fish, pork and chicken, and it marries well with a variety of herbs, such as parsley, rosemary, thyme, garlic and basil. Add 1/8 tsp of lemon extract anywhere you want rich lemon flavor.
When it comes to dessert, lemon extract is often used in cakes, muffins, frostings, and pies, and adds a bright note to holiday baking. Add lemon extract to classic pound cakes, cookies, lemon chiffon cake, cheesecake, custards, or lemon meringue pie. 1 teaspoon Extract = 1 teaspoon freshly grated lemon peel
Lemon extract adds zing to salad dressings, marinades, and sauces.
Extracts, whether vanilla, lemon, almond or another flavor, are made by mixing a concentrated flavor with alcohol. The alcohol burns off during cooking or baking, leaving behind only the desired flavor in your cooking.