Candied grapefruit peel

A sweet treat on its own, or use as a decoration for cakes and desserts
 
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Recipe from: 20 August 2015
Preparation time: 10 min
Cooking time: 20 min
 
 

Ingredients

 
  • 2
    grapefruits
  • 60
    g
    sugar
  • 60
    ml
    water
 
 

Method

 

Cut the peel off the grapefruit, scrape all the bitter pith off the inside of the peel and cut into slivers. Blanch the peel for two minutes in boiling water.
Heat the sugar, water and blanched peel in a small saucepan without first dissolving the sugar. Boil until all the water has evaporated and the peel has been boiled dry. Remove peel from the pot and place on baking paper on a baking sheet until dried and hard.

Text and image: Home magazine

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