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Candied Lemon Peel

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Ingredients
  Lemon peel 1
  Salt 1 Tablespoon
  Sugar   (as required)
  Light corn syrup 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
Directions

Cut peel into halves or quarters.
Add salt to 1 quart water; add peel.
Let stand overnight.
Drain; wash thoroughly.
Place peel in saucepan; add water to cover.
Simmer, changing water several times, until no bitter taste remains and peel is tender.
Drain; cut in strips.
Combine 2 cups sugar, 1 cup water, and corn syrup in saucepan; cook to 234 degrees on candy thermometer or until syrup forms thread when dropped from spoon.
Add peel.
Simmer until peel is transparent; drain.
Roll peel in sugar.
Allow peel to dry well before packing for storage.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Boiled
Interest: 
Everyday

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