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Candied Wonderful Seedless Lemon & Thyme

Recipe Developed by The Culinary Institute of America.

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  • 1½ cups sugar  
  • 1 cup water
  • 4 Wonderful Seedless Lemons, juiced and peeled
  • 8 sprigs thyme


  1. Place the sugar and water in a pot and bring to a simmer.
  2. Remove the peel from the lemons in a spiral motion, attempting to take it off in one piece. Place each strip flat on a cutting board, then remove as much of the pith as possible and discard.
  3. Juice the peeled lemons and add the lemon juice into the pot. Add the cleaned lemon strips and thyme sprigs.
  4. Simmer the lemon peels until translucent.
  5. If you want to crystalize the lemon peels, remove them and the thyme from the syrup and place on a cooling rack. Allow the peels to sit at room temperature for an hour until tacky. Roll them in granulated sugar and allow to dry completely.

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Wonderful® Seedless Lemons

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