Lemon Candy Recipes

Pucker up, buttercup! Nothing complements the sweetness of candy like the tart flavor of lemon. Whether the lemon taste comes from zest, juice, extract, or flavoring oils, the sweet-and-sour balance of these lemon candies is sublime. Fresh lemons are readily available year-round, so you can enjoy these candies any time.

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    Lemon Fudge
    (c) 2014 Elizabeth LaBau

    Lemon fudge combines a silky smooth white chocolate fudge with the vibrant taste of tart lemons. I think this refreshing candy that has just the right combination of sweet and sour citrus.

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    Lemon Bark
    (c) 2014 Elizabeth LaBau

    Lemon Bark features layers of bittersweet chocolate and lemon-scented white chocolate, topped with vibrant candied lemon zest.

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    Lemon Chews
    (c) 2015 Elizabeth LaBau

    Lemon Chews are wonderfully sweet-tart candies with a smooth, chewy texture and flavor similar to Starburst candies.

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    Lemon Creams
    (c) 2014 Elizabeth LaBau

     You won't believe how easy it is to make these smooth Lemon Creams! Whip them up in the mixer, dunk them in chocolate, and people will think you bought them from a candy shop. Try them with other citrus flavors, too.

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    Strawberry Lemonade Truffles
    (c) 2014 Elizabeth LaBau

    Strawberry Lemonade Truffles taste like summertime! White chocolate is paired with strawberry puree and lemon zest to make these light, refreshing strawberry lemonade truffles.

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    Lemon peel can be candied to make a deliciously fresh, zesty treat that can be eaten on its own or used in other recipes, like the lemon bark recipe above. You can also use the peel of other citrus fruits, like oranges or grapefruits.

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    Lemon Lime Soda Pop Truffles
    (c) 2015 Elizabeth LaBau

     You've had truffles. You've had soda. But have you ever had truffles that taste JUST LIKE soda? Get ready! These truffles have the sour-sweet flavor of lemon-lime soda, plus they pop and fizz in your mouth just like a carbonated drink!

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    White Chocolate Citrus Truffles
    (c) 2014 Elizabeth LaBau

    Smooth white chocolate and vibrant lemon and orange flavors blend in these decadent gourmet truffles.

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    Lemon Marshmallows
    (c) 2015 Elizabeth LaBau

    This Lemon Marshmallows recipe produces a light, fluffy marshmallow sparkling with sweet-tart lemon flavor.

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    Lemonade Sugar Straws
    (c) 2015 Elizabeth LaBau

    These tangy lemon sugar straws have the sweet-tart taste of lemonade, in a nostalgic Pixy Stix-inspired package.