Can I freeze lemon juice?

Vanilla-Rosemary Lemonade

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"Can I freeze lemon juice? Or am I better off with bottled lemon juice?"

Freezing fresh  lemon juice works quite well: I like to freeze mine in ice cube trays. I do not recommend bottled lemon juice, however; it has a somewhat chemical flavor that is quite different from fresh or frozen.

For some tips on juicing a fresh lemon (or any other type of citrus fruit), see our video How to Juice Citrus Fruit. 

 

Recipe: Vanilla-Rosemary Lemonade

 

 


Feb, 2013
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