Candied Lemons

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Candied Lemons

Cooking with Teresa Online Cookbook & Meal Planner Candied Lemons

Candied Lemons

Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 3 hrs 20 mins
Course Sweet Treats
Cuisine American
Servings 16 servings


  • 2 whole Lemons
  • 1 cup Sugar
  • 1 tablespoon Fresh Lemon Juice
  • 3/4 cup Water


  • Stir together sugar, lemon juice, and water in a large skillet over medium heat until sugar is dissolved.
  • Cut lemons into 1/8-inch-thick rounds; discard seeds. Add lemon slices, and simmer gently, keeping slices in a single layer.
  • Cook turning occasionally until slightly translucent and rinds are softened. About 15 minutes.
  • Remove from heat and place slices in a single layer in a wax paper-lined pan. Cool completely (about 1 hour). Cover and chill 2 hours to 2 days. Reserve syrup for another use.

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