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Meal Type: Dessert
Total Time:
Cook Method: Stove
     Serving Size: 1 - Change
Nutritional Facts
Servings Per Recipe: 1

Amount Per Serving
Calories 0
% Daily Value**
Total Fat 0g
0%
Saturated Fat 0g
0%
Unsaturated Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg
0%
Sodium 0mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate 0g
0%
Dietary Fiber 0g
0%
Sugars 0g
Protein 0g
Vitamin A  0%Vitamin C  0%
Calcium  0%Iron  0%
Potassium  0%Vitamin E  0%
** Percentage Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
*Nutritional Data from USDA SR21 Database. Nutritional information is estimated and may vary.

CARROT CANDY

Recipe Tags: Candy Recipes

Date Added: May 10, 2012
candy carrots for Easter baskets with waffle cones, orange candies

Ingredients:

1 Pound Carrot peeled and diced
1 Cup Sugar pinch
Cup Fresh Orange Juice (at room temperature)
1/4 Cup Fresh Lemon Juice or to taste
2 Teaspoons Ground Ginger (up to 3/4)
1/2 Teaspoon Ground Cinnamon for garnish
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Directions:

1. The color of carrots symbolizes prosperity.

2. In a large, heavy-bottomed saucepan, combine carrots and l/2 cup water.

3. Bring to a simmer over low heat; cover and cook slowly until soft, about 30 minutes.

4. With a potato masher, mash the carrots and any remaining liquid.

5. Stir in sugar, orange juice and lemon juice. Return to a simmer over low heat and cook, stirring constantly, until a thick paste forms, 50 to 60 minutes.

6. Stir in ginger and cinnamon. Let stand until cool enough to handle.

7. Sprinkle a small cutting board and rolling pin with water.

8. Turn carrot mixture onto the board and roll into a l/2" thick rectangle.

9. Sprinkle generously with sugar. Let stand, covered with cheesecloth or a towel, for one day, until the top feels dry.

10. Cut into 1" wide strips. Turn and sprinkle the other side of the strips generously with sugar.

11. Let stand, covered with cheesecloth or a towel, for another day.

12. Turn the strips daily, until the candy is dry, up to 4 days.

13. After the strips feel crisp, cut into 1" diameter squares.

14. Sprinkle again with sugar. (Store in an airtight container for up to 1 month).

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Dietary Notes:
This recipe is low-sodium with 0mg per serving, low-fat with 0g per serving, low-saturated fat with 0g per serving, low-cholesterol with 0mg per serving and low-calorie with 0 per serving

Food Allergy Information:
This recipe contains potential food allergens and will effect people with Lemon, Sulfites, Natural Sweeteners, Fructose Malabsorption allergies.
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