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Photo: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Linda Hirst Photo by: Photo: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Linda Hirst

Candied Lemons

We use Candied Lemons as a garnish for our Lemon-Coconut Cake, but they make tasty snacks and edible embellishments for cocktails as well.

 

This recipe goes with Coconut Angel Food Cake

Coastal Living MARCH 2013

  • Yield: Makes 4 cups
  • Cook time:45 Minutes
  • Prep time:10 Minutes

Ingredients

  • 6 large organic lemons, sliced
  • 3 cups sugar

Preparation

1. Cook lemons in boiling water to cover 5 minutes. Drain.

2. Combine sugar and 2 cups water in a saucepan over medium heat, stirring until sugar dissolves. Stir in lemon slices. Simmer 30 minutes or until soft and translucent.

3. Remove pan from heat; cool completely. Remove lemon slices with a slotted spoon, reserving sugar syrup for another use, if desired. Drain lemons on a wire rack; let stand until dry.

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