Can I substitute grapefruit for lemon in this?

  • Posted by: Kate
  • August 4, 2013
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Aunt Mariah's Lemon Sponge Cups
Recipe question for: Aunt Mariah's Lemon Sponge Cups

2 Comments

ATG117 August 4, 2013
Definitely will work, though my first substitution would probably be orange
 
petitbleu August 4, 2013
Absolutely! Any citrus should work. However, bear in mind that a grapefruit is likely to have a great deal more juice in it than a lemon (the recipe calls for 1 lemon). After some searching, I found that the average lemon contains about 3 tablespoons of juice. So, I would use 3 tablespoons grapefruit juice plus the grated rind of half the grapefruit.
 
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