Our once tiny kumquat tree isn’t so tiny anymore. It’s actually more than four feet tall now, which is huge compared to its gangly size when we brought it home. It grows slowly in our front yard, but every year it feeds us with enough adorable kumquats to make a great batch of marmalade. This is a marmalade recipe that we savor slowly during the season because the flavor of the rinds is so delicious and concentrated.
This recipe is based on a kumquat-to-sugar ratio of 1:¾. You can easily adjust proportionally if you want to make larger or smaller batches. The seeds provide the pectin for you, so make sure you don’t throw them out when you’re squeezing the kumquats.
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