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Candied Orange Peel Recipe


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Candied Orange Peels


Candied Orange & Grapefruit Peel (recipe)​

Candied citrus peel is the final word in frugal recipes as a result of the star of the present is one thing you’ll usually toss within the compost bin: orange and grapefruit peels! It jogs my memory of these Melancholy-era recipes that use gadgets which are usually thought-about rubbish, like Peach Pit Jam or Poor Man’s Spam (My apologies when you like Spam. You could have all of my servings occasions infinity.)

Candied Citrus Peel recipe

For this easy deal with, there are solely two elements concerned: sugar and citrus peels. Except you depend water, which I don’t. Or melted chocolate, which I might extremely suggest. So let’s say three. 3 elements and three hours (principally palms off) will end in shiny, sparkly strips of citrus peel perfection. The precise fruit half might go right into a contemporary juice or salad. That is frugal residing, vacation model!

Though there are a number of steps to show usually bitter citrus peels into comfortable, sugary strips, they’re all straightforward ones.

By boiling the peels in three modifications of water, then simmering them in a easy syrup it takes away the bitter chunk and provides it a pleasantly chewy texture and candy, citrusy taste. It’s not for everybody, however man, I like the tangy-sweet mixture. I might eat these items like… sweet. All. day. lengthy.

Candied orange peel recipe

Candied Citrus Peel

2 massive crimson or pink grapefruit or 4 medium oranges
1 cup sugar, extra for coating
1/2 cup water

darkish chocolate, melted (elective)

  1. Minimize the ends off the grapefruit or oranges. Minimize the peel from the fruit in lengthy strips, leaving 1/4″ of the white pith connected. Minimize into slim strips about 3/8″ broad.
  2. Place the citrus strips right into a saucepan, cowl with chilly water (the peels will float the primary time). Convey to a boil, then drain. Repeat two extra occasions.
  3. Return the peels to the saucepan and add 1 cup of sugar and 1/2 cup water. Simmer till the peels are translucent, about 20 minutes.
  4. Drain. Dry on a wire rack for 2-4 hours.
  5. Choice 1: Add about 1/3 cup of sugar to a plastic storage bag. Toss the peels in, a number of at a time, and shake till evenly coated with sugar. Take away with a slotted spoon to a serving platter or storage container.
  6. Choice 2: Dip the ends of the peels into the melted chocolate till evenly coated. Place on wax paper or parchment paper till dry.


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