Candied Lemon Slices for Lemon-Thyme Tower Cake
Arrange these vibrant and fragrant slices of candied lemon on our Lemon-Thyme Tower Cake for an eye-catching garnish.
- Yield: Makes about 1 1/2 dozen
Source: Martha Stewart Living, December/January 1998
- 1 lemon
- 2 cups sugar
Using a Japanese mandoline, slice the lemon as thinly as possible; set slices aside.
In a medium saucepan, combine sugar and 2 cups water. Bring liquid to a boil over medium-high heat Add lemon slices; return to a boil. Remove pan from heat. Let cool completely; transfer syrup and slices to an airtight container. Store, refrigerated, up to 1 week.