Free Recipe Candied Citrus Peel

Recipe Type: Free Candy Recipes
Recipe Preparation: boil
Cooking Temperature:
Recipe Serves: 6

Ingredients for Candied Citrus Peel Recipe

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

Candied Citrus Peel Preparation

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. From Gemini’s MASSIVE MealMaster collection at

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