Candied Kumquats

Serve these bright orange candied fruits with Lincoln restaurant pastry chef Richard Capizzi's Ricotta-Filled Chocolate Cannoli.

  • Servings: 6

Source: The Martha Stewart Show, February 2011

Ingredients

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed orange juice
  • 8 to 10 kumquats, thinly sliced crosswise, seeds removed

Directions

  1. Fill a small saucepan with 1 cup water and add sugar; bring to a boil over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally until sugar is dissolved. Add orange juice and return to a boil.

  2. Reduce heat to low and add kumquats; cook for 5 minutes. Transfer kumquats to an airtight container and pour over half of the liquid; cover and refrigerate overnight.

  3. Return remaining liquid to low heat until thickened; reserve for garnishing plate.

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