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

Recipe by Coastal Living March 2013

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Credit: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Linda Hirst

Recipe Summary

prep:
10 mins
cook:
45 mins
total:
55 mins
Yield:
Makes 4 cups
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Ingredients

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Directions

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

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  • 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.

  • 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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