You are here: Home » Recipes » Candied Lemon Slices Candied Lemon Slices Recipe by Relish Yield servings A perfect topping for ricotta pie or cheesecake. Mark Boughton/styling: Teresa Blackburn PrintEmail Ingredients 1 -- lemon1/2 cup sugar1/4 cup water Instructions Cut lemon in half vertically. Cut each half into thin slices. Combine sugar and water in a skillet. Bring to a boil and add lemon. Simmer until lemons are cooked and liquid is reduced, about 10 minutes. Remove and let cool. Place in a jar and store in the refrigerator up for 1 month.