For 500 g, you will need:
1 4 grapefruits 2 350 g caster sugar 3 100 g granulated sugar Total weight: 1,810 grams
How long does it take?
Preparation Resting Cooking Start to finish 21 min. 1 day 1 hour 1 day 1 hour 21 min. Preservation:
Several weels in a closed container.
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Stage 1 -
Get skins from 4 grapefruits , organic if possible, and clean to remove all traces of wax or other products from the skin, then rinse.
You should have 4 equal sized pieces of peel per grapefruit.
Stage 2 -
Cut each piece of peel into strips about 0.5 cm or ¼ inch wide.
If you keep some flesh of fruits with skins because you have
peel fruit completely
, don't remove it, actually it's better.
Stage 4 -
Put these strips in a pan, cover with cold water and leave overnight.
Next day, change water and leave about 4 hours longer. Note: We do that because we want to remove excessive bitter of skins.
Stage 5 -
After this time, drain peel strips and weigh them. Then put in a pan with their weight in sugar, and their weight in water (if possible filtered or mineral to avoid the chlorine taste).
Stage 6 -
Cook slowly over gentle heat, stiring from time to time...
... until there is hardly any liquid left.
Stage 8 -
Stage 9 -
Then roll in a little caster sugar with a fork to coat them lightly.
Keep in an airtight container. Remarks
It's possible to use other citrus fruit: oranges, lemons, limes and clementines.
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories by day for a woman ( change to a man). How much will it cost? Note : These prices are only approximate
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