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  • Serves: 6 Servings

Candied Citrus Peel

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Category: Fruit, Snacks, Candy

 Ingredients List

  • 3 c Citrus peel, cut into strips
  • -from:
  • 4 To 5 medium oranges
  • 6 Med. lemons
  • 2 Med. to large grapefruit
  • 12 c Cold water
  • 2 1/2 c Sugar
  • 1/2 c Honey
  • 1 3/4 c Boiling water


From: Arizona Cookbook

Wash fruit. Score peel into quarters. Remove sections of peel with fingers;
cut into uniform strips about 3/8 in. wide. Boil peel with 6 cups cold
water, uncovered, for 10 minutes. Drain and rinse. Repeat process with 6
cups fresh water.

In a large saucepan, combine 1 1/2 cups sugar, honey and boiling water.
Bring to a boil, and boil about one minute. Add cooked, drained peel and
briskly simmer until almost all of the syrup has been absorbed, about 30 to
40 minutes. Stir frequently to

avoid sticking.

Transfer peel to collander. Drain well, about 10 minutes. In large bowl,
toss drained peel with remianing 1 cup sugar to coat well. Spread pieces
out on waxed paper to dry. Store in tightly covered container.

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