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kumquat marmelade

Kumquat orange marmalade

If marmalade is not your most favourite type of preserved fruit try this one as the added orange balances well with the bitterness of the kumquats.
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Prep Time 1 hr
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 1 hr 30 mins
Course baking, Breakfast
Cuisine International
Servings 4 people
Calories 326 kcal

EQUIPMENT (click pictures for details)

Digital scale
Glass jar



  • Cut the kumquats lengthwise. Remove and keep the seeds aside. Bind the seeds into a cheesecloth.
  • Peel the lemon and orange, remove the white inner part from the peel and slice into julienne (the zest). Cut all segments out of the membranes.
  • Weigh the kumquat, orange and lemon segments together and add 50% to 60 % of the weight in caster sugar.
    kumquat marmelade ingredients

Cook the marmalade:

  • Place all fruits, sugar, water and the seed bag into a cooking pot.
    kumquat marmelade adding sugar
  • Bring the mixture to the boil, leave it uncovered and let it cook for 20-30 minutes or until the zest slices are soft.
    kumquat marmelade
  • Stir occasionally and use a skimmer to remove impurities from the surface.
    kumquat marmelade cooking
  • Check if the marmalade is cooked properly. Transfer the hot kumquat marmalade into a sterilized glass jar. Close firmly and place the jar upside down to cool.
    kumquat marmalade

Nutrition for 1 portion

Calories: 326kcalCarbohydrates: 81gProtein: 2gFat: 1gSodium: 31mgFiber: 8gSugar: 72gVitamin A: 363IUVitamin C: 55mgCalcium: 130mgIron: 2mg
Keyword jam, kumquat, marmalade, orange
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