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Candied Orange Peel

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Ingredients
  Navel oranges 2 Large
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Water 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Peel off the orange skins and cut into 1/4-inch-wide strips.

MAKING
2. Take a large saucepan, place orange peel in it, and cover with water; bring to a boil. Drain.
3. Repeat boiling procedure 3 times, and set peel aside.
4. In a heavy saucepan, combine 1/2 cup sugar and 1/4 cup water; let it come to a boil and cook, stirring often, until mixture reaches soft ball stage (235°).
5. Put in the peel; let it simmer 10 to 15 minutes. With a ladle, stir often, or until most of liquid evaporates. Remove and drain, if necessary.
6.Cool to room temperature.
7. In sugar, roll peel, a few pieces at a time.
8. Keep them in a single layer on wire racks; allow the peel to dry 4 to 5 hours.
9. Put the candied peels in an airtight container.

SERVING
10. Use in desserts, to make mincemeat or enjoy as a candy after dinner.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Channel: 
VeganLife
Cuisine: 
Continental
Method: 
Boiled
Dish: 
Candy
Restriction: 
Vegan, Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Orange
Preparation Time: 
25 Minutes
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes

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