Candied Lemon Peel

Preparation info

  • Makes about

    ¼ Cup

    • Difficulty


Appears in

Blackbird Bakery Gluten-Free

Blackbird Bakery Gluten-Free

By Karen Morgan

Published 2010

  • About


  • 2 lemons, scrubbed
  • cup sugar, plus more for coating
  • 3 tablespoons


Cut both ends from a lemon. Using a very sharp knife or a vegetable peeler, cut the yellow zest from the lemon, leaving the bitter white pith behind. Julienne the lemon peel. Repeat this process with the second lemon. In a small, heavy nonreactive saucepan, combine the cup sugar and the water and coo