CANDIED ORANGE PEEL Recipe

CANDIED ORANGE PEEL Recipe

This is a great recipe for Christmas or any other time!

Simple to make.

Ingredients

INGREDIENTS

8 to 10 medium size thick skin oranges, washed
Water
1 tsp salt
2 cups sugar
1/2 cup Karo® Light Corn Syrup
Additional sugar for coating

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Directions

1. Cut oranges just through peel into quarters; remove peel and place in large saucepan. (Reserve oranges for eating or for use in salads.) Cover orange peel with cold water; add salt.

2. Boil 10 minutes and drain. Repeat this 2 more times.

3. Gently scrape off moist white membrane with spoon. (Peel should be about 1/4 inch thick.) Cut peel into 1/4 inch wide strips.

4. In a 3 quart saucepan combine 2 cups sugar, 1 cup water and corn syrup.
Cook over medium heat stirring constantly until sugar is dissolved.
Add orange peel. Bring to a boil; reduce heat and boil gently 45 minutes. Drain well.

5. A few pieces at a time, roll orange peel in additional sugar. Arrange in a single layer on trays. Let dry in warm place lightly covered with wax paper, 10 to 12 hours.

6. Store in a covered container.

Yield: 8 Cups

Orange Shopping Tip

Buying fruits in season when they are at the peak of their freshness make for great tasting food and can save you money.

Orange Cooking Tip

Don’t throw out your overripe fruit – instead blend into a smoothie or salad dressing, add to muffin batter, bake into a cobbler, or boil down with sugar and a little lemon juice to make jam.