Thursday, March 08, 2012

Crystallized Fruit

To watch this video recipe please click HERE!
Hi Everyone! This recipe was requested by one of my subscribers. It is super easy to make! So I hope you give it a try! It is great all by itself, or with oatmeal, yogurt, in breads, cakes or pies!


2 cups granulated sugar
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon lemon juice
1 teaspoon baking soda
1lb of your favorite fruits,
1 cup of water

(You can crystallized peaches, cherries, apricots,pineapples, plums and just about any fruit you can think of, you can also crystallized veggies!)

In a large sauce pan, combine the sugar, cinnamon, baking soda, lemon juice and water, stir together and bring to a boil. Let it boil for about 3 minutes.

Wash and slice the fruit. Feel free to cut it in any shape and size you like.

Slowly add the fruit to the boiling sugar/syrup and let it continue to boil for 2 more minutes. Turn off the stove, but leave the sauce pan there, until completely cooled. Refrigerate for at least 2 days.

2 days later:

Remove the fruit from the syrup, place the fruit on a baking sheet, and let it dry for 1 day or if you prefer, dry it in a 190ºF preheated oven for 6 hours.



This sounds great! I can't wait to try it :)

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