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Candied Orange (Or Grapefruit or Lemon) Peels

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“from Living on a Dime website. Haven't tried it but it looks promising. Keeps one week or can be frozen.”
READY IN:
1hr 40mins
SERVES:
12
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. If using non-organic fruit, wash peels WELL before peeling.Cut the peel on each fruit into quarters. Pull the peel off in these quarter sections. Slice peel into 1/4 inch-wide strips.
  2. In a saucepan add salt and cover with cold water. Boil 15 minutes, pour off water and add fresh water. Boil 20 minutes. Change water again and boil another 20 minutes.
  3. Drain and cover with 2 1/2 cups sugar and 1 cup water.
  4. Simmer, stirring constantly, until all the syrup has boiled away. Do not let the peels scorch.
  5. Spread on wax paper. Roll peels in remaining sugar. Let dry.
  6. Store in an airtight container. Keeps one week or can be frozen.

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