candied

adjective
can·died | \ˈkan-dēd \

Definition of candied 

1 : encrusted or coated with sugar candied fruits

2 : baked with sugar or syrup until translucent candied yams

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For a nonalcoholic option, try the Petite Candy Cappuccino, which is topped with candied orange and cinnamon ash ($6). Samantha Nelson, RedEye Chicago, "Warm up with these 16 winter brunches in Chicago," 18 Jan. 2018 There’s also a strawberry salad with goat cheese and almonds ($13); and roasted beets with arugula, romesco, feta and candied walnuts ($13). Michael Bauer, SFChronicle.com, "Stem Kitchen and Garden in Mission Bay: Go before it’s ‘discovered’," 12 July 2018 The whole thing is then topped with more candied bacon. Lainey Seyler, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Sporkies 2018 finalists highlight everything fried, delicious and totally weird at the Wisconsin State Fair," 18 June 2018 Prosciutto and honeydew melon are tossed with candied hazelnuts and mint leaves in a lime, tamarind and fish-sauce dressing. New York Times, "Red-Sauce Italian Cooking Finds a Future at Don Angie," 29 May 2018 The ribs were lightly glazed during the cooking process and a bit on the sweet candied side, but there’s no masking the pleasant pork taste of the meat that easily stripped from the bone. Chuck Blount, San Antonio Express-News, "52 Weeks of BBQ: True Texas BBQ," 25 May 2018 Top it with a mint sprig and candied orange/lemon slice and powdered sugar. Sam Dangremond, Town & Country, "You Can Buy a $1,000 Mint Julep Cup Designed by Billy Reid," 14 Apr. 2015 From those peaches and apricots, picked when tiny, boiled in syrup and sun-dried, Bassam Ghraoui’s workers made candied fruits so jewel-like that they were packed in silver boxes. The Economist, "Bassam Ghraoui died on May 1st," 10 May 2018 Ashley Anna Tuttle TJay Jones, Bonterra: Creamsicle Panna Cotta, with a blood orange gel, vanilla bean panna cotta and a basil coulis, topped with candied orange peel. Kathleen Purvis, charlotteobserver, "There's something special about the desserts at these 4 Charlotte restaurants. Do you know the secret? | Charlotte Observer," 25 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of candied

1577, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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candied

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of candied

: cooked in or covered with sugar

candied

adjective
can·died | \ˈkan-dēd \

Kids Definition of candied

: cooked in or coated with sugar candied ginger

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