Kumquat Preserves


So how do you pronounce “kumquats”? Many Cajuns say “ComQuarts” – dats me, guilty as charged.


  • 3 cups kumquats
  • 3 cups brown sugar
  • 1 1/2 cup water


Step 1

Combine all ingredients and boil for 30 minutes.

Step 2

Turn off the heat and leave in the pot for 24 hours.

Step 3

After 24 hours, boil for one hour, pour in pint jars and seal.

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