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Mexican Orange Candy

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Ingredients
  Sugar 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Boiling water 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Evaporated milk 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Pecans 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped
  Orange peel 1 Tablespoon, grated
  Lemon peel 1 Teaspoon, grated
Directions

In large saucepan melt 1 cup sugar over low heat till rich brown color.
Blend in boiling water; stir to dissolve sugar.
Blend in evaporated milk, remaining sugar, and 1/4 teaspoon salt.
Bring to a boil; cook, covered, 3 minutes.
Reduce heat; cook, uncovered, over low heat, stirring occasionally, till mixture registers 236° on candy thermometer.
Cool to 110° without stirring.
Stir in pecans and peels.
Beat till creamy.
Pour into buttered 8x8x2 inch pan.
Let stand 4 to 6 hours to harden.
Cut candy into squares.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
Mexican
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Boiled
Ingredient: 
Orange

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