Most recipes mention “add the juice of 1/2 of a lemon”, or “add the juice of 1 lemon”. You can also buy reconstituted juice, but how much should be used then?
The thing is that lemons can be of different sizes, small and big, thick- and thin-skinned. If you take an average lemon, a half of it will give you 1.5 tablespoons of juice (25 ml).
How much juice do you get from one lemon?
One whole lemon contains about 50 ml of juice.
How to get maximum juice from a fruit?
- Lemon with a room temperature has softened structure, it’s easier to squeeze.
- Warm lemons up in a bowl of hot water. Warm lemons are even softer, and you can obtain more juice from them.