Maple Candied Grapefruit Peel


This maple candied grapefruit peel recipe is a perfect garnish idea for your desserts. Prepare them with our pure maple syrup!


Ingredients (for about 48 peels)



1. Divide each grapefruit into 8 sections.

2. Gently remove the peels. Keep the fruit flesh for later use.

3. Use a thin blade knife, remove and discard the white membrane, then cut the peels in two.

4. In a large casserole, poach the peels in water for 30 minutes, drain them and put back in the casserole.

5. Add maple syrup and water, and bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and gently simmer, uncovered, for 2 hours, until the peels become translucent.

6. Remove from heat and let cool.

7. Drain the peels in a strainer.

8. Melt chocolate in a double boiler and coat half of the peels in it.

9. Transfer them onto waxed paper and sprinkle with maple sugar.


Source: Fédération des producteurs acéricoles du Québec

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