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Candied Lemons

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This recipe goes with Lemon-Lime Pound Cake

Southern Living FEBRUARY 2014

  • Yield:
  • Hands-on:15 Minutes
  • Total:1 Hour

Ingredients

  • 2 medium lemons
  • 4 cups water
  • 2 cups granulated sugar

Preparation

Cut lemons into 1/8-inch-thick slices; discard seeds. Stir together water and sugar in a large, heavy saucepan. Bring to a light boil, stirring just until sugar dissolves. Add lemons; reduce heat to medium-low. Gently simmer 45 minutes or until rinds are very soft and lemons are translucent, turning lemons every 15 minutes. Remove with a slotted spoon, and place in a single layer on a wire rack. Cool completely.

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