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Candied Kumquats
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Cook Method: Stove
     Serving Size: 1 - Change
Nutritional Facts
Servings Per Recipe: 1

Amount Per Serving
Calories 0
% Daily Value**
Total Fat 0g
Saturated Fat 0g
Unsaturated Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 0mg
Total Carbohydrate 0g
Dietary Fiber 0g
Sugars 0g
Protein 0g
Vitamin A  0%Vitamin C  0%
Calcium  0%Iron  0%
Potassium  0%Vitamin E  0%
** Percentage Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
*Nutritional Data from USDA SR21 Database. Nutritional information is estimated and may vary.

Candied Kumquats

Date Added: February 07, 2022


1 Pound Kumquat quartered
1 1/2 Cups Sugar
4 Cups Water reserved from cooking
1 Unit Water
1 Unit Sugar
1 Unit Cream Of Tartar see method
1 Unit Sugar for coating
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1. The first part of this recipe is the same as for Preserved Kumquats.

2. Wash the kumquats in warm, soapy water. Rinse, cover with water and boil for 15 minutes.

3. Drain well and repeat twice. First syrup - combine 1 1/2 cups of sugar with 4 cups of water and boil for 5 minutes.

4. Add the drained kumquats to the hot syrup and heat to 238F or boil gently until fruit is transparent.

5. In order to keep the fruit plump, cover the pan just before you remove it from the heat and set it aside with the cover on for 30 minutes.

6. Drain the kumquats and poke a hole in the stem end with a toothpick.

7. Second syrup - This is a heavier syrup. Bring 1 part sugar and 1 part water to a boil.

8. Add 1/8 teaspoon cream of tartar for every quart of liquid.

9. Add the fruit and boil again for 30 minutes.

10. Remove from the heat and let the kumquats stand in the syrup for 24 hours.

11. Return to the boil and cook for another 30 minutes.

12. Drain. Dry on a rack and roll in the granulated sugar.

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Dietary Notes:
This recipe is low-sodium with 0mg per serving, low-fat with 0g per serving, low-saturated fat with 0g per serving, low-cholesterol with 0mg per serving and low-calorie with 0 per serving

Food Allergy Information:
This recipe contains potential food allergens and will effect people with Natural Sweeteners allergies.
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