Kumquat Syrup & Soda in my Vermont Kitchen

June 14th, 2012 / Comments 2

I found bright orange kumquats at the market made and used them to make kumquat syrup to combine with to soda water to make  kumquat soda.

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The syrup is a wonderful, filled with thin slices of sweet kumquat.

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Kumquat soda is my current favorite drink and I enjoy eating the pieces of kumquat when the soda is gone.  Here’s how I did it:

Kumquat Syrup & Soda in Vermont Kitchen
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Recipe type: Flavored Syrup & Drink
Author: Carol Egbert
Prep time: 10 mins
Cook time: 7 mins
Total time: 17 mins
Savor the flavor of kumquats in a refreshing soda.
Ingredients
  • 2 cups water
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 1 cup kumquats, thinly sliced and seeded
  • unflavored soda water & ice
Instructions
  1. Syrup
  2. Combine water and sugar in medium sauce pan over medium heat, stir to dissolve sugar, simmer for 2 minutes.
  3. Add kumquats and simmer for 5 minutes.
  4. Makes about 3 cups of syrup. Store in closed container in fridge.
  5. Kumquat Soda
  6. Put 1 tablespoon of syrup in 8 ounces glass
  7. Add ice
  8. Fill glass with soda water and stir gently.
  9. Adjust amount of syrup to make a more or less sweet drink.
Notes

Kumquat syrup can also be used to flavor iced tea, fruit salads, or in cocktails.

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