All Things Lime
Shop Lime Ingredients and Lime-Flavored Baking, Cooking, and Brewing Flavorings
Lime is a flavor that instantly evokes a summertime feeling, no matter what the season. This deliciously tart fruit is integral to many clasics: lime rickeys, key lime pie, limeade, and even traditional carnitas tacos. Adding lime to almost any dish will instantly perk up the flavor profile and brighten the taste of the other ingredients. OliveNation offers a variety of lime ingredients to meet any need — liquid extracts and flavorings, powdered lime flavors, powdered lime leaves, and ready to use fruit puree for baking and brewing. The tart, tangy taste of this versatile citrus fruit is a great addition to baked goods, fillings, frostings, icing, beverages, and even savory dishes. Try it and taste the difference!
What are Some Popular uses for Lime in Baking and Cooking?
- Key Lime Pie
- Lime Cheesecake
- Lime Macarons
- Iced Key Lime Pound Cake
- Vinagrette & Salad Dressing
- Lime Rickeys & Cranberry-Lime Rickeys
- Honey-Lime Glaze
- Lime Sherbet or Sorbet
- Tropical Fruit Salsas
- Citrus Marinade for Chicken or Fish
- Thai Coconut Curry & other Traditional Thai dishes
FAQs about Lime Ingredients, Extracts, and Flavorings
What is Lime Extract?
Lime Extract is just one of many pure extracts you can use to enhance flavor in recipes. Our lime extracts are concentrated flavoring agents using distilled pure lime oils in an alcohol base. Our pure extracts can be used to add flavor to candy, beverages, specialty dishes, baked goods, and desserts. Our pure lime extracts are also terpeneless to ensure the longest lasting, strongest lime flavor possible!
What Does Lime Extract Taste Like? How can I use it?
Lime extract has a zesty citrus flavor that is used most often in baking and beverages. The lime flavor in this extract comes from distilled oil pressed from the skin of limes. Just a little of this versatile flavoring will add a citrus twist to baked goods, salsa, dips, or drinks.
Do Key Limes taste different than regular Limes?
Key limes are round, light yellow-colored fruits that are smaller and more delicate than "regular" limes (which are also known as Persian limes). Grown in tropical and subtropical climates, Key limes offer a more floral aroma and slightly sweeter taste that is perfect in sweet, creamy desserts.