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Sweet Candied Orange and Lemon Peel

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Ingredients

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6 lemon peels, cut into 1/4 inch strips
4 orange peels, cut into 1/4 inch strips
2 cups white sugar
1 cup water
1/3 cup white sugar for decoration

Nutritional information

154 calories
0 g fat
39.8 g carbohydrates
0.1 g protein
0 mg cholesterol
< 1 mg sodium
10 mg potassium
39 g sugar
7 mg vitamin C
7 mg calcium
8 mg iron
1 mg magnesium

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Sweet Candied Orange and Lemon Peel

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      "With this easy-to-follow recipe, orange and lemon peel become an elegant -- yet still a bit tart -- sugared confection."

      • 40 mins
      • Serves 12
      • Easy

      Ingredients

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      Steps

      1
      Done

      Place lemon and orange peel in large saucepan and cover with water. Bring to a boil over high heat. Boil for 20 minutes, drain and set aside.

      2
      Done

      In medium saucepan, combine 2 cups sugar and 1 cup water. Bring to a boil and cook until mixture reaches thread stage, 230 degrees F (108 degrees C) on candy thermometer, or small amount dropped in cold water forms a soft thread. Stir in peel, reduce heat and simmer 5 minutes, stirring frequently. Drain.

      3
      Done

      Roll peel pieces, a few at a time, in remaining sugar. Let dry on wire rack several hours. Store in airtight container.

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