Nut Allergy???

Decorating By shelly-101 Updated 17 Jul 2010 , 1:51pm by Kitagrl

shelly-101 Posted 15 Jul 2010 , 11:21pm
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if someone has a nut allergy can you still use an imitation almond extract? or should i not even take the chance and leave it out completely. thanks in advance

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anasazi17 Posted 15 Jul 2010 , 11:28pm
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I just had a bride tell me that she was allergic to nuts and cant have Almond or Almond extract. I would leave it out icon_smile.gif

JodieF Posted 16 Jul 2010 , 9:57pm
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There is no almond in imitation almond extract. However, as someone with a tree nut allergy, I can tell you that you could swear on a stack of Bibles that it was imitation, but if I smelled almond I wouldn't eat it.
Use vanilla!

Jodie

bonniebakes Posted 17 Jul 2010 , 1:43pm
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Some imitation almond extracts, although they do not contain actual almond, do contain an ingredient that is in the almond family. If so, that might cause an allergic reaction in someone with an almond allergy.

Kitagrl Posted 17 Jul 2010 , 1:51pm
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Definitely leave it out....

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