Monday, January 28, 2013

KUMQUAT CUBES

Drain 1 (10oz) jar of preserved Kumquats (save syrup for following punch recipe) Cut Kumquats in halves. Fill ice cube tray half full with water, freeze. Place 1/2 Kumquat in each section. Fill to top with ice water; freeze!

KUMQUAT vs ORANGE
NIGHT WATCH PUNCH
1 cup sugar
1/8 tsp powdered ginger
1 cup boiling water
juice of six lemons, strained
Kumquat syrup
2 cups cranberry juice cocktail, chilled
1 qt apple cider, chilled
1 bottle rose' wine , chilled
Kumquat ice cubes
1 large bottle clube soda, chilled
Combine sugar and ginger; add boiling water; bring to boil; stir until sugar disolves. Cool. Add strained lemon juice and syrup. In punch bowl combine sugar-lemon mixture, cranberry juice, cider and wine. Just before serving add kumquat ice cubes and club soda.
YIELDS: 35-40 servings

3 comments:

cookingvarieties said...

hi Jan, a very unique recipe.. indeed it is:) cos we dont have kimquat here, never seen canned ones too... or may be it's just my eyes. next time, i will go look for it.
it color and shape is very much like one sour fruit we have locally grown....

Olga said...

Cool recipe! The only problem is, kumquat is not easy to find in Canada.

1-2Punch said...

Not sure where they are found, but I do think Ive seen them in the gourmet produce section of the grocery store!