This recipe can be used for all different citrus fruits. It works very well with orange and grapefruit peels. If you feel like it, you can dip half into melted chocolate and dry on wax paper.
Candied Kumquats with a hint of Ginger
1 pint of kumquats- sliced with pits removes
1 1/2 cups sugar-divided (superfine sugar work best but is not necessary)
1-2 tsp ground ginger
1. Slice kumquats and remove pits.
2. In a sauce pan over medium heat, add 1 cup of water and 1 cup of sugar, bring to a boil. Add in sliced kumquats and simmer for 30-40 mins, until kumquats are very soft; stirring often.
3. On a sheet of wax paper, combine 1/2 cup of sugar and ginger. Dip each kumquat slice into sugar mixture and place of another sheet of wax paper until dry. (Dip in melted chocolate; if desired)