Candied Meyer Lemons

READY IN: 50mins
Recipe by threeovens

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

Top Review by Chef Sarita in Aust

These make a great garnish! I used some on top of a lemon cake and they were fabulous!

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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