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Candied Citrus Peels

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  Grapefruit peel/8 oranges/12 limes/12 lemons 4
  Cold water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Sugar 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Sugar 2 Tablespoon

Cut peel into thin strips.
Place in saucepan and cover with cold water; slowly bring to a boil.
Repeat boiling and draining process 5 times.
Make a syrup of 2 cups sugar and 1 cup water.
Add peels.
Boil until syrup is very thick and mostly absorbed.
Spread peels on cake rack to cool.
Roll in additional sugar.
Spread on waxed paper or a cake rack to dry.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1741 Calories from Fat 1

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 0.16 g0.25%

Saturated Fat 0.02 g0.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 12 mg0.5%

Total Carbohydrates 450 g150%

Dietary Fiber 8.5 g33.9%

Sugars 429.6 g

Protein 1 g2.4%

Vitamin A 6.7% Vitamin C 181.3%

Calcium 14% Iron 3.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Candied Citrus Peels Recipe