Candied Orange Peel


Enjoy a sweet and citrusy adventure with this delightful Candied Citrus Peel recipe. Perfectly sweetened and infused with the essence of citrus, these candied peel strips are a treat for your taste buds. Follow the simple steps to create a delightful snack or a charming addition to your culinary creations.

Preparation time: 15 min
Cooking time: 45 min
Resting time: 8 hours
Total time: 9 hours
Serves: 4


  • 1 cup orange peel, cut into strips
  • ¼ cup water
  • ½ cup white sugar


  1. Place peel strips in a large saucepan and cover with water.
  2. Bring to a boil over high heat, then reduce heat and simmer for 10 minutes.
  3. Drain and repeat this process two more times.
  4. In a medium saucepan, heat sugar and 1/4 cup water over high heat until boiling.
  5. Place peel in sugar mixture, reduce heat, and simmer for 15 minutes until sugar is dissolved.
  6. Remove peel with a slotted spoon and dry on a wire rack overnight.
  7. Store in an airtight container.

When storing candied citrus peel, ensure it’s in an airtight container to maintain its freshness and delightful flavor.

Nutritional Info:
Calories: 121
Carbs: 31g
Protein 0g
Fat 0g

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