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Candied Lemon Peels
From Statesboro Market2Go
<p>The market’s lovely local lemons can be used to make this traditional candy! Please consider leaving a picture or comment if you decide to try this recipe!</p>Source: allrecipes.com (by user StevenRN) (Entered by Ariana Giddens)
Step by Step Instructions
- Cut the lemon into 1/4 inch thick rings, then remove the fruit pulp (retain for other uses, if desired). Cut the rings in half to make long strips to work with.
- Put the water and lemon rind strips into a pot and bring it to a boil. Drain the water, and repeat twice more.
- In a new pot, combine the sugar with 2 cups of water. Bring to a boil, and stir to dissolve the sugar. Reduce to low heat, then stir in the lemon peels. Simmer until the white pith is translucent.
- The peels may either be stored refrigerated in syrup, or dried, tossed with additional sugar, and stored in an airtight container.
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