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I'm curious...has anyone done this?

I made lemon bars yesterday and used more lemons than I needed zested. It seemed like a waste. I thought I would freeze it next time. I know there's plenty I could add it to. I love lemon. But would it work?
 

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I haven't tried freezing it, but I dehydrate it and use it in cooking. I have a lemon tree and it gives me a LOT more lemons than I need or can give away in a year.
 

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~I freeze citrus zest all the time. I smoosh the zest into segments of an ice cube tray and top off with water. I transfer the frozen cubes to a baggie in the freezer.
I've had zest get freezer burned and dried out when just loose in a bag or container. The water preserves it beautifully!
Orange zest is fantastic in chocolate chip muffins of cupcakes.
Lime zest spices up my fajitas.
Lemon zest makes the best frosting for tea cakes. ;) ~
 

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Thanks for the tip about ice cube trays. I'll have to do that.
 

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I was going to post that freezing works ok, but yeah, it gets sorta dried out. Next time I will freeze in a bit of water. Thanks, Nuisance!

Kara
 
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