How to Make Candied Citrus Peels

Easy-to-follow instructions to make your own candied citrus peels.

By Victoria von Biel

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How to make candied citrus peelsSimple Syrup

Candied peel gets its sweetness from being cooked in simple syrup, a mixture of equal quantities of water and sugar. A little cream of tartar is also added to avoid crystallization. Add drained peels to the simple syrup and simmer, stirring only occasionally, until the temperature reaches 230°F on a candy thermometer.

 
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