Lemons carmelized in brown sugar


Lemons in sugar syrup are a perfect condiment which will add flavor to desserts and drinks, both hot and cold.

Lemons carmelized in brown sugar
Preparation time


For 1 Batch(es)


  • 1 cup (240 ml) water
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 lemon (organic if possible)

Lemons carmelized in brown sugar Directions

  1. Wash the lemon. Blanch with boiling water and wash it again. Slice thinly and gently remove the seeds.

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  2. Combine water and sugar in a heavy bottom pan. Warm over medium heat and stir occasionally until the sugar is completely dissolved. Reduce the heat and add the lemon slices. Cook over low heat until the white parts of lemon become translucent. Be careful not to overcook it or the syrup will become bitter and you'll have to start over again.

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Nutrition facts

(vegetarian, gluten free, lactose free)
Per Serving


Sunday, 20 November 2016
I have made these a couple of times using both lemons and oranges. I think that the bitterness depen...
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