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Mexican Orange Candy

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Try this alluring Mexican Orange Candy recipe. An easily prepared recipe, this Orange Candy is a dish which you will always love to serve as a dessert.
  Sugar 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Boiling water 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Evaporated milk 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Salt To Taste
  Grated orange rind 2 Teaspoon
  Nuts 1 Cup (16 tbs)

1. Place one cup of the sugar in a heavy saucepan over medium heat and cook, stirring occasionally, until the sugar begins to melt. Then stir constantly until all the sugar is melted and deep golden brown in color. Add the boiling water to the caramelized sugar and cook to a smooth syrup, stirring constantly.
2. Add the remaining sugar, milk and salt and cook over medium heat to 238° F. (mixture forms a soft ball in cold water), stirring constantly. Add the orange rind. Cool and stir in the nuts. Beat until crystalline. Drop from a teaspoon onto waxed paper.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3543 Calories from Fat 885

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 96 g147.6%

Saturated Fat 24.5 g122.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 74.2 mg24.7%

Sodium 1172.9 mg48.9%

Total Carbohydrates 654 g217.9%

Dietary Fiber 11.3 g45.1%

Sugars 630.3 g

Protein 48 g96.4%

Vitamin A 12.8% Vitamin C 30.8%

Calcium 89.7% Iron 3.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Mexican Orange Candy Recipe