Bottled lemon juice is a common substitute for fresh lemon juice, but isn't as flavorful so it may cause a noticeable difference in the results of a good lemon cookie recipe. Bottled lemon juice often contains added ingr... More » Food Cooking Substitutions

Bottled lemon juice contains concentrated lemon juice that is reconstituted with water and may contain lemon oil. Most bottled lemon juice, unless clearly labeled "preservative-free" or "organic," has added preservatives... More »

Although it is recommended to use real, fresh lemon zest when called for in a recipe, acceptable substitutes include the zest from another citrus fruit, lemon extract or fresh lemon juice. For 1 teaspoon of lemon zest, s... More » Food Cooking Substitutions

Stir 1 tablespoon lemon juice or white vinegar into 1 cup milk to make a substitute for buttermilk. Alternatively, dissolve 1/2 tablespoon cream of tartar in 1 cup milk for similar results. More » Food Cooking Substitutions

According to Pomona's Universal Pectin, citric acid can be substituted with lemon juice. Two teaspoons of citric acid is equal to 4 teaspoons of lemon juice. More »

Some ingredients to use as a substitution for milk in recipes include almond milk, rice milk, juice and evaporated milk mixed with water. Cooks can also generally use skim, whole and 2 percent milk interchangeably as nee... More »

Some common substitutions for recipe ingredients include applesauce for oil, lemon juice for vinegar, sugar and molasses for brown sugar, and milk and lemon juice for buttermilk. To make the buttermilk substitute, combin... More »