Candied citrus peel
Last updated 6/12/2012 12:42:46 AM. Recipe ID 1797. Report a problem with this recipe.
Title: Candied citrus peel
Categories: Candies, Fruits, Snacks
Yield: 6 Servings
3 c Citrus peel, cut into strips
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
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
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