Candied Orange Peel (Gluten-Free)

2.8 (3 reviews)
Vegan

Candied Orange Peel (Gluten-Free)

  • Prep Time15 minutes
  • Cook Time1 hour
  • Servings1
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Ingredients

  • 2 large oranges
  • 3 cups water + more for boiling
  • 3 1/4 cups sugar
  • 7 oz.  high-quality vegan chocolate, broken into pieces

Instructions

  • Cut a 1-inch slice off the top and bottom of each orange, then cut into four vertical segments.
  • Remove the insides, including the pith. Slice each segment of peel into 1/4-inch-wide strips.
  • Fill a saucepan with water and bring to a boil. Add the orange-peel strips and boil for 15 minutes. Drain and set aside.
  • In another saucepan, add 3 cups water and the sugar and bring to a boil, stirring until the sugar has dissolved. Add the orange-peel strips. Reduce the heat and simmer for 45 minutes.
  • Drain and allow to cool completely.
  • Melt the chocolate over a very low heat, stirring constantly.
  • Dip half of each orange-peel strip in the chocolate and place on a sheet of parchment paper to allow the chocolate to set.

Makes 4 servings

 

Rated 2.8/5 based on 3 reviews

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