Candied Orange Peel

I seen this recipe a while back but only made it fairly recently and I was very pleased with the result. I have to admit they didn’t last long, they were just to good. My husband go into them and they disappeared. I plan on making them again real soon.

Have a look through this tutorial and plan to make this recipe today, you will be very pleased that you did.

Candied Orange Peel

Another great recipe that you may like:


4 Tbsp gelatin (that’s about 6 envelopes)

1 cup cold water

1 1/2 cups boiling water

4 cups sugar

1/4 tsp flavored extract like lemon or peppermint

1-2 drops food coloring (I used four colors)

extra sugar for coating


-In a medium saucepan let gelatin soak for about 6minutes in the cold water

-Add the boiling water and stir until the gelatin is dissolved

-Add the sugar and stir

-Bring this mixture to a boil over medium heat for 25 minutes, stir constantly

-Pour mixture into 4 – 3×5 pans

-Add 1/4 tsp of flavored extract and 2 – 3 drops of food coloring to each pan

-Stir each pan until well blended

-Cover the pans and place in the fridge and chill overnight.

-Cut gelatin into cubes using a knife dipped in hot water (to ease the cutting)

– Roll the cubes in sugar and coat all sides

-Place gumdrops on wax paper and leave at room temperature for 48 hours to crystallize

Store in an airtight container.

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