ο 5-6 oranges (or other citrus fruit)

ο 3 cups water

ο 1 cup sugar alternative, or cane sugar (I used truvia)



1. In a small-medium pot, add sliced peels and cold water to cover.

2. Heat and boil for 1 minute. Strain, peel, and discard water.

3. Repeat above – boiling, straining and discarding water (2 times)

4. In your pot, add 3 cups of water, 1 cup sugar and peels

5. Bring to a boil, simmer for 20-30 minutes… until peels start looking translucent.

6. Strain peels, lay on rack, and allow to dry overnight.

7. Keep the remaining syrup in a sealed jar/bottle and refrigerate (stores for weeks or longer).

8. Keep the peels in a sealed jar/container and refrigerate (stores for weeks or longer).


Yield approx. 2 cups  |  Submitted by: Suzy Rebelo 
Watch the instruction video on Suzy’s Youtube channel