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Candied Fruit Peel

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Ingredients
  Mixed grapefruit 2 Cup (32 tbs) (Orange, Lime, And Lemon Peel)
  Cold water 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
Directions

Cut peel into very thin strips and place in a heavy pan.
Cover with cold water and bring slowly to a boil.
Reduce heat and simmer 10 to 1 2 minutes, drain and repeat process about 4 times or until peel has lost its bitter taste.
Combine sugar and 1/2 cup water, making a syrup, and add peel.
Boil gently until all syrup is absorbed and peel is transparent.
Watch carefully to keep from burning.
Spread on racks to dry.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Method: 
Boiled
Servings: 
4

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