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Candied Buddha’s Hand Citron


1 Frieda’s Buddha’s Hand Citron
1 cup sugar


Slice Buddha’s Hand into 1/3-inch wide strips. In a medium pot, bring 1 cup sugar and 1 cup water to a boil until sugar dissolves. Add Buddha’s Hand strips. Simmer until soft and glazed; about 30 minutes. Dry strips on a parchment or wax paper until tacky. Roll in sugar before serving.

Note: Save the sugary syrup leftover after boiling the candy to sweeten your tea! (And a few slices of Buddha’s Hand steeped in the hot liquid will also have a medicinal effect and release a lovely fragrance…)