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A question about a recipe: Caroline J. Beck's 6-Minute Meyer Lemon Olive Oil Custard

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I have a question about the recipe "Caroline J. Beck's 6-Minute Meyer Lemon Olive Oil Custard" from Genius Recipes. I don't live in the U.S. and cannot find meyer lemons. Can I sub them for regular lemons, or even limes?

asked by Mayra almost 3 years ago
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Kristen Miglore

Kristen is the Creative Director of Food52

added almost 3 years ago

Yes, but it will be more tart, so you may need to adjust the sweetness -- a mix of lemon and orange juice would be a closer substitute.

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added almost 3 years ago

Wow, that was fast :)
Thanks, Kristen! I'll play with that lemon/sugar ratio and send feedback as soon as I get some nice olive oil to go with that!

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