When Using Almond Extract Do You Still Have To

Decorating By sweettreat101 Updated 27 Aug 2010 , 2:51pm by erincc

sweettreat101 Posted 27 Aug 2010 , 7:53am
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worry about nut allergies? I want to try the Extra special butter cream recipe but I'm not sure if Almond extract is generally imitation or if I should be concerned when using it in recipes. TIA.

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TexasSugar Posted 27 Aug 2010 , 2:51pm
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There is imitation almold extract. I want to say it is okay for nut allergies, where as the real deal would not be.

For me, when it is a cake that is going to be eaten by alot of people, I don't use either of them.

erincc Posted 27 Aug 2010 , 2:51pm
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If you are unsure, go with an imitation extract. It will say on the bottle if it is imitation or not. Better be safe than sorry for nut allergies as they are very dangerous.

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