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Candied Citrus Peel
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Rating: 4.0/5 (42 votes cast)

Meal Type: Dessert
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Cook Method: Stove
Difficulty: Hard
Cuisine: American
     Serving Size: 6 - Change
Nutritional Facts
Servings Per Recipe: 6

Amount Per Serving
Calories 518
% Daily Value**
Total Fat 1g
Saturated Fat 0g
Unsaturated Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 35mg
Total Carbohydrate 137g
Dietary Fiber 12g
Sugars 110g
Protein 3g
Vitamin A  12%Vitamin C  288%
Calcium  18%Iron  9%
Potassium  11%Vitamin E  1%
** Percentage Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
*Nutritional Data from USDA SR21 Database. Nutritional information is estimated and may vary.

Candied Citrus Peel

Date Added: September 01, 2016
This recipe is great for any party. It does require some cooking skill, but those with some knowledge in the kitchen will have no problem making this dessert.


3 cups Citrus Peel cut into strips
4 Oranges medium
6 Lemons medium
2 Grapes medium to large fruit
12 cups Water Cold
2 1/2 cups Sugar
1/2 cup Honey
1 3/4 cups Water Boiling
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1. Score peel into quarters.

2. Remove sections of peel with fingers; cut into uniform strips about 3/8 in.

3. wide. Boil peel with 6 cups cold water, uncovered, for 10 minutes.

4. Drain and rinse. Repeat process with 6 cups fresh water.

5. In a large saucepan, combine 1 1/2 cups sugar, honey and boiling water.

6. 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.

7. Stir frequently to avoid sticking. Transfer peel to colander.

8. Drain well, about 10 minutes. In large bowl, toss drained peel with remaining 1 cup sugar to coat well.

9. Spread pieces out on waxed paper to dry. Store in tightly covered container.

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Dietary Notes:
This recipe is low-sodium with 34.83mg per serving, low-fat with 0.67g per serving, low-saturated fat with 0g per serving and low-cholesterol with 0mg per serving

This recipe is a good source of Vitamin A with 12% of your daily recommended intake per serving. This recipe is high in Vitamin C with 288% of your daily recommended intake per serving.
Food Allergy Information:
This recipe contains potential food allergens and will effect people with Lemon, Natural Sweeteners, Fructose Malabsorption, Oranges, Citric Acid allergies.
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