Candied Meyer Lemons

This recipe makes more than enough for the Meyer Lemon Crepe Cake. Spoon the leftover candied citrus over yogurt or ice cream.

  • Yield: Makes 2 cups
Candied Meyer Lemons

Source: Martha Stewart Living, April 2010

Ingredients

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 Meyer lemons (do not peel), preferably organic, washed well and sliced 1/4 inch thick

Directions

  1. Bring sugar and water to a boil in a large saucepan, and heat until sugar dissolves. Add lemons, and cover surface with parchment. Reduce heat to medium-low, and simmer gently until rinds are translucent, about 30 minutes. Let lemons cool in syrup.

  2. Using a slotted spoon, transfer lemons to a wire rack set over a rimmed baking sheet. Let stand to allow excess syrup to drip off.

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