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Chocolate-dipped Candied Citrus

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Name of website or photo Best Candied Orange Slices in the World

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Share a little about the ingredients and techniques used to create this dish/item. Oranges Grapefruit Meyer Lemon

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What are you most proud of? Being patient (the process of candying using this method takes 2 weeks) and remembering to add sugar everyday! I'm also proud that friends and family really liked the candy. Everyone thought it would taste like that soft, gel-like candy, but really appreciated the taste of real fruit.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Cut the citrus thin. I've done two batches, and the first (thinner cut fruit) batch was better. I cut the fruit to about 3/16" thickness the first time, and about 1/4"-5/16" the second time. I was also better at tempering the chocolate the first time. I plan to invest in a digital candy thermometer for my next batch.

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