Specialty Orange Peel Tea - True Treats Historic Candy - True Treats Historic Candy

Specialty Orange Peel Tea


Dried orange peels are an excellent addition to many teas. You can also enjoy them in baked goods, salad oils, and a variety of beverages from cocktails to soda water. Peels are rich with vitamin C and potassium and all the benefits they bring. As a scent, orange peels are an excellent addition to potpourri.

A Bit of History

The Spanish brought oranges and lemons to Florida in the 16th century. They were later shipped to northern ports were they were a favorite of European Americans. They used the peel in many ways – candied, in beverages, as ingredients in  some of the most exquisite 18th and 19th century desserts.

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