Candied Lemon Slices
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Simple candied citrus made for garnishing cupcakes, breakfast breads & more refreshing lemon treats.
  • 1 ripe lemon
  • 1 cup granulated sugar + more for sprinkling later
  • ¾ cup water
  1. Slice lemon into very thin wheels & set aside
  2. Combine water & sugar in a small saucepan & cook over med heat, stirring until sugar has dissolved & it's simmering
  3. Place lemon slices in pan & simmer about 15 minutes or until rinds are soft & translucent
  4. Remove & lay on parchment paper, sprinkle with additional sugar
  5. Let sit at room temperature until mostly dry before using (they will remain sticky)
  6. Store in refrigerator for several days
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