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Mapopo (Papaya) Candy

Recipe from: 3/9/2007 12:00:00 AM
Ingredients 4
Servings 0


  • 1
    papaya (approximately 1 pound)
  • 2
    cups sugar
  • lemon peel, grated
  • ½ a teaspoon mint, dried or fresh


Peel the papaya and wash well. Slice into little strips. Place the papaya, mint, grated lemon and sugar over low heat until the sugar dissolves. Cook for 10 minutes, then set aside for half an hour. Reheat over medium heat until the mixture crystallizes. Remove from heat and, using a spoon and fork, mold into ball or stick shapes.

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