Mattie ball's candied grapefruit peels

Yield: 3 servings

Measure Ingredient
\N \N Rind Of 2 Lg Or 3 Sm Grapefruits, cut in 2\" strips
2 cups Sugar

Place the rinds in a pot of cold water a few hours or overnight.

Bring the water to a boil for a few mins. Replace with fresh cold water. Boil and cool the rinds as many times as needed, until they lose their bitterness.

In a skillet, make a heavy syrup of the sugar and ½ C water. Drop in the rinds and watch carefully until the sugar crystallizes. Remove the rinds from the skillet.

When dry, sprinkle with additional sugar from a shaker.

Makes 3 cups.

Recipe By : An American Folklife Cookbook - ISBN 0-8052-3914-6 From: Dan Klepach Date: 05-15-95 (159) Fido: Cooking

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