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Candied Bittersweet Orange Peel Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Carolyn Mahaffey
Added: Wednesday, February 13, 2008

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
3 large oranges
3/4 cup water
2 tbsp corn syrup
2 3/4 cup sugar

Directions:
Directions:
Slice the peel of each orange into quarters, remove from orange and slice into 1/4 strips. Should make 4 cups strips. Place orange peel in a non-aluminum pan with enough water to cover. Bring to boiling and cook, covered for 15 minutes. Drain the peels in a colander.
Boil water, syrup and 2 cups sugar, stirring until dissolved. Add peels, simmer, stirring occssionally 35 to 55 minutes until translucent and tender.
Remove peels with slotted spoon to large rack placed over baking pan. Let drain 5 minutes. Seperate peels. Dry until tacky, about 1 hour. Place the remaining sugar in a large bowl, add peels and toss until coated. Transfer sugar-coated peels to rack and air dry for about 2 hours. Store peels in an airtight container for up to 1 month, or bag and freeze.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Excellent if dipped in dark chocolate.

 

 

 

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