Candied lemons are a sweet and sour treat made by boiling thin slices of lemon in a sugar syrup. They are perfect for adding a zesty flavor to a variety of dishes, from baked goods to salads. This recipe is simple, but it does require some time and patience.
- 4 lemons, thinly sliced
- 1 cup sugar
- 1 cup water
- Combine the sugar and water in a medium saucepan. Heat over medium-high heat until the sugar has dissolved completely.
- Add the lemon slices and reduce the heat to low. Simmer for 1 hour, stirring occasionally.
- Remove the pan from the heat and allow the lemons to cool completely in the syrup.
- Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator until ready to use.