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Candied Lemon Slices Recipe

One of the things that can make all the difference on a dessert is a garnish like candied lemon slices. 
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American, Middle Eastern
Keyword: Candied, Lemon
Category: Dessert, Sweets
Servings: 16 slices
Calories: 53kcal
Author: Chef Tariq



  • Slice lemons in quarter inch slices.
  • Bring water, sugar, and lemon juice to the boil.
  • Stir and boil for two minutes. Turn down to a gentle simmer.
  • Add lemon slices in a single layer.
  • Using tongs turn lemon slices a few times.
  • Simmer for 15 to 20 minutes until whites become slightly translucent.
  • Remove from the syrup and dry on parchment paper.



Calories: 53kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 1mg | Potassium: 19mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 13g | Vitamin C: 8mg | Calcium: 4mg | Iron: 1mg