Candied Citrus Peel
This tangy treat looks pretty piled into a shallow tin onto which strips of ribbon have been glued.
Number of servings : 2 cups
Prep time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: About 25 minutes + 30 minutes cooling time
Type of meal : | Desserts | Desserts
Special diet :
3 firm ripe lemons or oranges
1/4 cup granulated sugar
1/2 cup water
- Using a swivel-bladed vegetable peeler, remove peel from fruit, leaving behind bitter white pith. Using a sharp knife, cut peel into strips.
- Place strips in a small saucepan and cover with cold water. Bring to a boil, drain, and refresh under cold running water. Return to the saucepan, add sugar and water, and cook over moderate heat until liquid has evaporated and peel is bright and shiny.
- Spread peel on a sheet of foil to cool, separating strips. Store in a sealed jar in the refrigerator. Candied peel will keep up to 6 months.