Cookbook:Crystallised Orange Peel

Crystallised Orange Peel
CategoryConfection recipes
Time4–5 days

Cookbook | Ingredients | Recipes

Ingredients edit

Procedure edit

  1. Peel just the skin of the washed, dried orange with a potato peeler (include only skin, no white pith).
  2. Boil the peels in a syrup made from the sugar and water for 5 minutes. Remove peels from syrup.
  3. Dry peels on a wire rack for 4 hours.
  4. Boil peels again in a fresh syrup. Dry again on the wire rack until brittle (about 48 hours).
  5. Grind in a clean coffee grinder and store in a sealed container.

Notes, tips, and variations edit

  • Using a fan oven set on the lowest setting (100 °C) with the door slightly ajar to allow free passage of air will dry the peel in under 8 hours.