How To Make Tutti Frutti At Home

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May. 12, 2021

Tutti Frutti is really just candied pieces or Watermelon rind, raw Papaya or firm Melon. Once candied, these are immersed in food colouring and then air-dried. They are perfect in confections and the famous

Ingredients

Melon cubes/Watermelon rind 1 Cup (16 tbs) (or raw papaya)
Chopped ginger 1 Tablespoon
Chopped orange rind 1 Tablespoon
Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Food colouring 2 Drop (red, green and yellow)

Directions

MAKING:

1. To make the Tutti Frutti first boil everything in water for about 5 mins.

2. Once done, drain out the extra water.

3. Add the Sugar and Water and allow this to boil for a few minutes.

4. Add the fruit back in and cook this till the melon becomes translucent this will take 10 - 15 mins.

5. Please note that if using watermelon rind or raw papaya is used you can boil a bit longer.

6. Strain this and divide into 3 jars.

7. Using food colouring, add a drop or so in each jar and love for 30 mins.

8. Strain any remaining sugar syrup out AND leave it on some mesh to dry for 24 - 36 hrs.

9. Once dry, they can be stored in an air tight jar.

SERVING;

10. Use as required.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 25 Minutes
Ready In: 25 Minutes