Spiced Kumquats Recipe

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Difficulty LevelEasyHealth IndexAverage
MethodMain Ingredient
Interest Group


 Kumquats1 Quart
 Sugar3 Cup (48 tbs)
 Vinegar1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Cinnamon stick1
 Whole cloves1 Tablespoon
 Whole allspice1 Tablespoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3088 Calories from Fat 79

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 9 g14.6%

Saturated Fat 1.4 g6.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 125.2 mg5.2%

Total Carbohydrates 764 g254.8%

Dietary Fiber 66.6 g266.4%

Sugars 688.1 g

Protein 19 g38.5%

Vitamin A 56.6% Vitamin C 705%

Calcium 73.3% Iron 53.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Wash the kumquats and cut a thin slice across the top.
Cover with water and bring to a boil.
Cook for 10 minutes, then drain.
Combine the sugar, vinegar and 3 cups water in a large saucepan and bring to a boil.
Tie the spices in a piece of cloth and drop into the syrup.
Cook for 5 minutes.
Add the kumquats and cook for 10 minutes, then discard the spice bag.
Let the kumquats stand overnight, then, bring to a boil and cook until the syrup is thick.
Pack the kumquats into hot sterilized jars and cover with syrup.
Place the lids on the jars and screw bands tight.
Process for 10 minutes in boiling water.
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