Meaning of “candied peel” in the English Dictionary

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"candied peel" in British English

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candied peelnoun [ U ]

uk /ˌkæn.did ˈpiːl/ us /ˌkæn.did ˈpiːl/

Examples from literature

  • A pound cake such as we have described can be made into a rich fruit cake by adding stoned raisins, currants, chopped candied peel, sultana raisins, or, better still, dried cherries. 
  • Lay over them some small lumps of butter, hard-boiled eggs, blanched almonds, sliced dates, sliced lemon and candied peel. 
  • Put it into a buttered deep dish, leaving room for six or eight ounces of currants, and an ounce of candied peel, cut up fine, with a few apples cut in small pieces. 
  • The candied peel of oranges, lemons, grapefruit, and other fruits makes a good sweet which is economical, because it utilizes materials which might otherwise be thrown away. 

(Definition of “candied peel” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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