You are here

Orange Candy

Global.Potpourri's picture
  Sugar 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Water 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Undiluted evaporated milk 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Salt 1 Pinch
  Grated orange peel 2 Teaspoon
  Chopped walnuts 1 Cup (16 tbs)

Put 1 cup sugar into a heavy, light colored skillet and stir over medium heat with a wooden spoon until sugar is melted.and caramelized (cooked to a golden brown color).
Add water and stir until sugar is completely dissolved.
Add remaining sugar, milk, and salt.
Cook over low heat, stirring until mixture begins to boil.
Cook, stirring frequently, to 230°F on candy thermometer (soft ball stage).
Remove from heat.
Cool to lukewarm; do not stir.
Meanwhile, lightly butter an 8 inch square pan.
Add grated peel and nuts to lukewarm mixture.
Beat until candy loses gloss and holds its shape when dropped from a spoon.
Press into buttered pan and cool.
Cut into small squares.

Recipe Summary


Rate It

Your rating: None
Average: 4.1 (14 votes)

Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3315 Calories from Fat 763

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 85 g131.5%

Saturated Fat 12.9 g64.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 44.9 mg15%

Sodium 420.4 mg17.5%

Total Carbohydrates 630 g209.9%

Dietary Fiber 12.7 g50.8%

Sugars 615 g

Protein 30 g60.2%

Vitamin A 8.1% Vitamin C 27.6%

Calcium 50.4% Iron 24%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Orange Candy Recipe