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candied orange and lemon peel

a recipe by
Phyllis Burroughs
Vero Beach, FL

These are very pretty and a great gift idea. I am looking forward to adding them to my gift bag for my bible study girl friends this Sat. as we go on our Christmas trip to Mt. Dora, FL. I hope you enjoy this special Christmas treat.

serves Makes 3 cups
prep time 10 Min
cook time 30 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For candied orange and lemon peel

  • 2 c
  • 1 c
  • 4
  • 6

How To Make candied orange and lemon peel

  • 1
    Cut strips from each orange and lemon With a spoon or back of knife, remove white part. If you prefer, You can use a potato peeler to remove strips, but make sure you don't go to the white part of the orange or lemon When you are finished set aside.
  • 2
    Add the sugar and water to sauce pan, Bring it to a boil, Cook until your candy thermometer registers 230 degrees. Stir in rind, simmer 5 minutes, stirring frequently. Drain and roll in sugar. Allow to dry a bit and store in bag or container of choice.