How to Make Sour Patch Kids
6 pieces organic citrus fruit
3 cups organic cane sugar
1.5 TBS citric acid
1) Slice citrus in half. Scrape out the insides of the fruit.Use a small cutter to cut out shapes (or small rectangular strips).
2) Add peels to pot on with a few cups of water. Bring to a boil. Once boiling, let cook 5 minutes. Remove from heat and drain liquid away. Repeat this process two more times.
3) Add peels back to pot with 2 cups sugar & 2 cups water. Bring to boil, stir, & cook 20-30 minutes. Drain the liquid off. Place candied peels on a wire rack and let dry.
4) Mix remaining 1 cup sugar with citric acid in a medium bowl. Toss candied peel in this mixture to coat. Place back on the wire rack to dry fully.
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