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Kumquat-Champagne Cocktails

Candied kumquats are a colorful addition to these celebratory sparkling drinks.

  • Yield: Makes 1 dozen
Kumquat-Champagne Cocktails

Source: Martha Stewart Living, December 2010


  • 2 pints kumquats, pricked a few times with a pin
  • Cold water
  • 3 cups sugar
  • 2 bottles chilled Champagne
  • Tangerine wedges, for garnish


  1. Place kumquats in a large
    saucepan. Cover with cold water.
    Bring to a boil. Drain immediately.
    Repeat twice.

  2. Add sugar and 2 cups water to drained kumquats in saucepan. Bring to a boil. Remove from heat immediately, and let kumquats and syrup cool completely.

  3. Spoon 3 kumquats and 1 tablespoon syrup into each of 12 Champagne glasses. Top off with Champagne, and garnish with tangerine wedges.

Reviews (1)

  • lilymnelson 31 Dec, 2014

    Tasty and beautiful. It can be very sweet so be careful to not add too much.

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