Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 40 mins

Used as a garnish. Can be refrigerated up to 3 weeks.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 meyer lemons, washed and sliced into 1/4 inch slices


  1. In a medium saucepan, bring sugar and water to a boil, stirring frequently, until sugar dissolves.
  2. Add lemon slices, cover surface with parchment paper, reduce heat, and simmer until rinds are translucent, about 30 minutes.
  3. Let cool in syrup.
  4. Using a slotted spoon, remove slices to a wire rack positioned over a rimmed baking sheet.
  5. Let syrup drip off.
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