Candied Citrus Peel

READY IN: 20mins
Recipe by Deantini

These peels adds extra appeal as garnish for all kinds of desserts. You can use a mix of citruses or just one of lemon, lime, grapefruit, orange, tangerines etc. I have used lemon in the below

Top Review by littlemafia

I've been wanting to try this for a long time.Made it with oranges and I'm thinking to use it on a rice dish I've been thinking to try and is also good as a topping on a whipped cream cake. Had something a long time ago with the same taste that I used to eat with pancakes. It was like a jam/preserve made with citrus rind. Thanks for the recipe.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Peel lemons with vegetable peeler; cut strips into thiness of your preference.
  2. Simmer water in a sauce pan, add rinds and let simmer for 10 min, remove.
  3. Bring sugar and water to a boil; let boil for 3 min until it becomes a syrup.
  4. Add rinds, reduce heat and let simmer in syrup for 5 minute Remove and let cool.
  5. Use rinds for garnish once cooled.

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