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Candied Meyer Lemon Slices

Candied Meyer Lemon Slices

These candied lemon slices are easy to make and oh-so-pretty. Use with almost any dessert as a garnish!

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  • aobut 24 slices ServingsServings


  • 3 Meyer lemons, thinly sliced
  • 3 cups water
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar


1 Bring 2 cups of water to a boil in a small saucepan.
2 Add the lemon slices and blanch for 5 minutes, then drain lemons through a thin sieve.
3 In the same saucepan, whisk remaining 1 cup of water with sugar until sugar dissolves. Add the blanched lemon slices and turn heat to
4 When water starts to boil, reduce to a simmer and allow the mixture to cook for an hour, uncovered.
5 Place candied lemon slices on cooling rack in a single layer and allow to dry for a few hours.
6 Store in an airtight container, separating each layer with parchment paper.

**Dont throw out the lemon/ sugar syrup! Save and use for meringues, sorbets etc.

As seen in the Joy of Kosher with Jamie Geller Magazine (Bitayavon Spring 2012) - Subscribe Now

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