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Peach Gelee Candy

Rated as 4 out of 5 Stars
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"This is an old fashioned, handcrafted candy that takes a little time and finesse to pull off. It's simple and sweet, but looks and tastes like something you're only suppose to enjoy a few times a year."
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Ingredients

8 h 30 m servings 81
Original recipe yields 25 servings (25 candies)

Directions

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  1. Line an 8x8-inch baking dish with plastic wrap.
  2. Combine peaches and lime juice in a blender. Puree until very smooth. Watch Now
  3. Pour into a saucepan over medium heat, stir in 1/2 cup sugar, and bring to a boil. Cook, stirring continuously, until thickened, about 15 minutes. Watch Now
  4. Stir in remaining 1 1/2 cups sugar and pectin. Using a thermometer, heat to 205 degrees F (96 degrees C) and cook, stirring continuously, for another 10 minutes. Remove from heat. Watch Now
  5. Pour peach puree into the prepared baking dish. Shake gently and tap on the countertop to remove any air bubbles. Cover and refrigerate at least 8 hours or overnight. Watch Now
  6. Sprinkle about half the 1/2 cup of sugar over a silicone baking mat and invert the peach gelee on top. Remove plastic wrap and sprinkle top with sugar. Trim off any uneven edges and cut gelee into 25 squares. Watch Now

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 81 calories; 0 21 0 0 < 1 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

Really good, for something that is not chocolate. The peachiness is really present.. no mistaking it. I'd like to try this with other fruits sometime

Most helpful critical review

It id not set up.

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Really good, for something that is not chocolate. The peachiness is really present.. no mistaking it. I'd like to try this with other fruits sometime

Tastes good but it should read 3 oz pectin,not 3 T. Otherwise candy too soft

The recipe itself was easy to follow BUT, there is a KEY step that NEEDS to be added to the directions: Right after it says this: Cover and refrigerate at least 8 hours or overnight. It then ...

It id not set up.

Since Chef John's recipes are always fantastic, I'm assuming mine not gelling up was due to user error. It tasted great, but I did struggle with a few of the steps. First of all, I couldn't get ...

It requires 3 oz. of pectin NOT 3 Tbsp. As it is written here; the recipe makes peach jam. For candy, the pectin MUST be increased to 3 oz. When corrected; it makes a delicious candy. I waste...