Spiced kumquats

Recipe from: 11/1/2000 12:00:00 AM
Ingredients 8
Servings 0
Time 10 min + soaking tim

Ingredients

  • 10
    ml
    salt
  • 1
    Litres
    water
  • 1
    kg
    kumquats, washed and stalks removed
  • 300
    g
    castor sugar
  • 1
    cinnamon stick
  • 10
    ml
    cloves
  • 8
    cardamom pods, bruised
  • 1
    Litres
    white-wine vinegar
 

Method

5 min
 
Dissolve salt in water and bring to boil. Pour over kumquats in a bowl and allow to stand for 12 hours to remove bitterness. Drain.
Heat sugar and spices in vinegar over low heat until sugar dissolves. Simmer for 5 minutes.
Ladle kumquats into hot and sterilised preserving jars and pour boiling mixture over. Seal immediately and store in a cool place for 2-3 months.
Makes 1 litre.
 

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