Candied Carrot Strips
Use this candied carrot strips recipe when you make John Barricelli's Carrot Cake.
Martha Stewart Living, April 1999
Yield Decorates one 8-inch layer cake
- 4 to 5 large carrots, peeled
- 6 cups sugar
- 4 cups water
- Using a mandoline, slice carrots lengthwise into 1/8-inch-thick strips, and set aside.
- In a medium stockpot combine sugar and water. Bring to a boil, stirring to dissolve sugar. Add carrots, reduce to a simmer, and cook until translucent, 10 to 12 minutes. Will keep refrigerated in syrup in an airtight container for up to 3 days.
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