Candied Peel

Preparation info

  • Makes

    16 pieces

    • Difficulty


Appears in

Farmhouse Kitchen

Farmhouse Kitchen

By Audrey Ellis

Published 1971

  • About


  • 4 oranges
  • 4 lemons
  • ½ oz. bicarbonate of soda


Wash the fruit and slice in half, cutting the lemons lengthwise, the oranges crosswise. Remove all pulp. Dissolve the bicarbonate of soda in ½ pint of hot water and pour over each piece of peel. Add sufficient boiling water to cover peel completely. Allow to stand for 20 minutes. Rinse very well. Cover peel with cold water and bring to boil, then simmer until tender. Make a sugar syrup from 1 l