Candied Orange And Lemon Peel

Oxmoor House
3 cups

Ingredients

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Peel of 6 lemons, cut into 1/4-inch wide strips
Peel of 4 oranges, cut into 1/4-inch wide strips
2 cups sugar
1 cup water
Sugar

Preparation

Place lemon and orange peel in water to cover in a large saucepan; bring to a boil. Boil 20 minutes; drain. Set aside.

Combine 2 cups sugar and water in a medium saucepan; bring to a boil. Cook until mixture reaches thread stage (230°). Add peel; reduce heat, and simmer 5 minutes, stirring frequently. Drain well.

Roll peel, a few pieces at a time, in sugar. Arrange in a single layer on wire racks; let dry several hours. Store in an airtight container.

Created date

February 2010