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Candied Kumquats

A simple recipe for a sweet condiment for meats and desserts.


1 ½ pounds kumquats
1 cup water
2 cups sugar


  1. Roughly chop the kumquats and discard any seeds.
  2. Heat the water and sugar over high heat until it comes to a boil.
  3. Simmer for 4 minutes. Add the kumquats and simmer for 10 minutes.
  4. Drain the kumquats through a sieve set over a bowl. Return the syrup to the pan and simmer for 5 minutes to reduce the syrup. Combine the kumquats and ¼ cup of the syrup together.
  5. Serve or jar and refrigerate. Can be stored for up to two weeks.