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This was a great recipe! Instead of caster sugar, I just used regular granulated sugar and they turned out great! They weren't as hard as they sound! Now I don't have to waste any more orange peels!

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CookinStuff August 22, 2011

I made this and was so impressed, sure it was a bit fiddly and time consuming but worth it, I use to buy choc coated orange peel for a treat..now! I make my own. A great recipe and worth making for sure!!!!

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dizzydi April 29, 2008

Oh my gosh, these are good. And they were a lot easier and quicker to make than I first expected them to be. I would like to try this again and use a mix of orange, lemon and grapefruit peels. Thanks, French Tart. We enjoyed making these as a family.

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NorthwestGal June 29, 2010

We used lemon peels instead, they turned out great, Thanks for the recipe.

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Shadethecat April 04, 2010

I'm swimming in oranges now and this is a good way to use up those peels. Lovely. Think I'll try with grapefruit too.

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Vicki in AZ February 21, 2010

My Goodness, these are spectacular. Someone earlier describe them as being like those citrus jelly candies. She was right on the mark there. I have two Jars of Gold in my cupboard now. I used navel oranges, and their skins and pith were quite thick, so the process took longer, but well worth the wait. Thanks FT, For another fantastic recipe. I didn't take a photo. The ones already posted say it all. I'd like to say I made these for a particular event, but I didn't. I made them just for *ME*. :)

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Diana #2 March 24, 2009

What a beautiful, delicious finished product! I've had this recipe saved for a few months, biding my time until Christmas. My grandmother always makes ambrosia, which requires about 20-30 oranges, so I figured that would be the best time to try this out. I made a huge batch - quadrupling this recipe - and it turned out great. They're still drying right now...but that doesn't stop us from eating them! **I did find, with the large quantity that I made, that it was better to divide the mixture into 2 different pans ... and it STILL took much longer than 45-60 minutes to boil down. This is quite a process, but the results are worth the time. Thanks French Tart!

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Georgiapea December 24, 2008

This is the way my late husband's mother taught me to make candied orange peel and it is a Christmas tradition in our house. It tastes wonderful. Reminds me of those jellied orange slice candies here in the US that we ate as kids only better.

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Mysterygirl December 18, 2008

These taste wonderful. I hope to use them in recipes if I do not eat them first. I did not know how to measure a kilo. I used 4 large navel oranges.

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Linda Crossville TN April 02, 2008

I never make anything that calls for candied orange peel, but I had a lot of oranges that I was about to juice, and I saw this recipe, so I saved the peels and candied them. They've been a big hit--lots of people have asked how I did it, so I've passed this recipe on. We're just nibbling on it--yum! (And it keeps getting better every day.) Thanks for posting!

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anonymous23 March 25, 2008
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