Candied Zucchini

Ingredients

6 Zucchini, medium, very firm, peeled
2 cups Sugar, granulated
cup Water
1 tablespoon Lemon juice, strained, or other flavoring, see notes

Preparation

1
Make syrup by boiling sugar and water together for 5 minutes. Cut zucchini into 1/2" cubes. Drop cubes into boiling syrup and cook over low heat only until barely tender (they will become somewhat transluscent). Chill in the syrup overnight.
2
The next day, spread cubes on dryer trays and dry at 135F for about 8 to 12 hours, until leathery. Store airtight.
3
Flavor notes: This is very good and has almost no (if any) squash flavor. I asked DH to taste a batch made with a tiny bit of red food color and 1/2 ts. cherry flavor in place of the lemon juice, and he guessed that it was
4
"dried apricots"!

 



Yield:

4.0 servings

Added:

February 11, 2010

Creator:

Anonymous

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