Lemon or Orange Zest Subtitutes

When out of lemon or orange zest, follow our advice on simple substitutes.

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There is no "across the board" substitution, as it will depend what recipe you are referring to. But, for example, if you are making cookies and it calls for 1 teaspoon orange zest, you could try ½ teaspoon orange extract. Extracts can be strong, so we suggest using them sparingly and adding more to taste.

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