Candied peels are great in cakes or puddings. It is such a easy recipe to make using the peels of citrus fruits which we will normally throw away. You can make them a bunch and store them in fridge and use whenever needed.
Dulce De Leche
Cooking Time : 30 mins
Resting Time : 3 to 4 hours
Orange Peels from 4 oranges
Lemon Peels from 6 lemons
Sugar - 1 cup
Water - 1 cup + more
Caster Sugar - ¾ cup
Remove the peels from fruit, slice off as much white part from the peels. Slice into strips and set aside.
Take water in a sauce pan, add the peels in and cook for 2 mins. Drain it.
Now fill fresh water in the pan and add the peels back in and cook for 3 mins this remove the bitterness from it. Drain it.
Now take sugar and water in a sauce pan, bring it to a boil. Add the peels in and cook for 5 to 10 mins till it is done.
Now drain it and spread it in a parchment paper so it gets dry. Let it dry for 2 to 3 hours.
Now take it in a bowl, and sprinkle the top with some caster sugar. Toss well.
Spread it in parchment paper and let it dry for 1 hour or so.
Now store in a air tight container.
|Take your citrus peels|
|remove as much white part from the peels|
|slice into strips|
|bring lots of water to a boil|
|add the peels in and cook for 2 mins|
|now cover the pot with fresh water and add peels back in|
|cook for couple more mins and drain it|
|now take sugar in a bowl|
|cover with water|
|add peels back in|
|cook for 10 mins or so|
|now it is done|
|drain it in|
|spread on some parchment paper and let it dry|
|take it in a bowl|
|sprinkle with caster sugar|
|store in a contianer in fridge|
|Use in baking or as needed|