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Candied Kumquats

  • yield: Makes enough for 3 dozen tartlets


  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 pint kumquats, sliced 1/8 inch thick


  1. Step 1

    Place sugar in a medium saucepan and add 2 cups water. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat; cook, stirring occasionally, until sugar has dissolved. Reduce heat to a simmer and add kumquats; let simmer for 1 hour. Carefully remove kumquats from liquid and place in an even layer on a wire rack, set over parchment paper, to dry, at least 4 hours and up to overnight.