Thursday, January 23, 2014

Orange Peel Candies

Adapted from here 

Orange Peels - 2 medium fruits
Sugar - 2 1/2 cups
Water - 2 cups for syrup + more for boiling
Sugar powder - 1 cup

  1. Wash and pat dry the oranges. Cut the top and bottom of the fruit.
  2. Slice the outside peel into four pieces. Using the knife, peel the white part from the fruit.
  3. Cut the peel into thin strips. Add water to the pan and bring it to boil.
  4. Add the peels to a pan. Boil for 5 mins, then drain and rinse well.
  5. Repeat this process for 2 more times. Drain the peel and rinse well.
  6. Now add sugar and 2 cups water to the pan and bring it to boil, stir well.
  7. When the sugar dissolves, reduce the flame. Add the orange peels.  Reduce the flame and leave for 1 to 1 1/2  hour. Stir occasionally.
  8. Remove the orange peels from the syrup and Spread on a plate.
  9. Now sprinkle the powdered sugar. Toss until evenly coated. Leave on a sheet for 24 hrs.  

Note: If you like lemon peels. Do the same process. 


  1. Good post . Thank u for sharing

  2. Wow that an fantastic way to use off the leftover orange peel :) tempting candy dear !!

  3. Hey what about the bitterness of the peels???

    1. Nandini bitterness is only 10 percent. My son loved so much. He is frequently asking these candies.

  4. Wow, nice way to use the peels, thanks for sharing...

  5. Thats an interesting and useful method.thx for sharing

  6. Interesting way of using peels, and thanks for visiting my space

  7. wow lovely candies :) em sure kids gonna love them :)


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