Canning Inspiration: Lemons

my lemon tree and chicken pen

I've brainstormed tonight and put this list together of canning (preserving) recipe ideas for lemons, to inspire your next creation! Some I have made (check out the links below or browse the menu to the left), but I have also included other ideas for future projects. -Megan

Flavour partner/s:

the beginning of autumn and rain brings on a stash of lemons
  • Basil
  • Blackberries
  • Blackberries + Honey
  • Blueberries
  • Coconut
  • Garlic
  • Honey
  • Nuts
  • Orange
  • Poppy Seeds
  • Raspberries
  • Rosemary
  • Thyme
  • Vanilla
Whole / Sliced:
Jams, Jellies & Conserves

  • Blackberry Lemon Honey Jam
  • Blueberry Lemon Jam
  • Blueberry Lemon Marmalade
  • Citrus Marmalade
  • Cranberry Pear Lemon Jam
  • Lemon Ginger Zucchini Marmalade
  • Lemon Honey Jelly
  • Lemon Jam
  • Lemon Jelly
  • Lemon Lime Margarita Jam
  • Lemon Marmalade
  • Lemon Pear Ginger Jam - I've made this, it's really good!
  • Lemon Pear Raspberry Jam
  • Lemon Rosemary Pear Preserves
  • Lemon Sauce
  • Lemon Syrup
  • Lemon Tarragon Marmalade
  • Lemon Vanilla Honey Syrup
  • Lemon Vanilla Jam
  • Mulberry Lemon Compote
  • Orange Lemon Jelly
  • Orange Lemon Marmalade
  • Orange Lemon Poppy Seed Jam
  • Pear Lemon Herb Jam
  • Pear Lemon Raspberry Jam
  • Roast Garlic Lemon Jelly
  • Roast Garlic Rosemary Lemon Jelly
  • Strawberry Lemon Marmalade
Lemon Curd (refrigerate/freeze only):

  • Citrus Curd
  • Lemon Curd
  • Lemon Lime Curd
  • Lemon Ginger Curd
  • Candied Lemon Peel
  • Citrus Fruit Leather
  • Dried Lemon Peel
  • Dried Lemon Slices
  • Freeze lemons whole
  • Juice lemons, freeze juice in ice cube trays
  • Lemon Salt  
  • Lemon Vinegar
  • Slice lemons into wedges then freeze
  • Infused lemon oil
my famous lemon curd!
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