Preserved citrus in spices

By • February 7, 2011 4 Comments

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Serves 8

  • 20 ripe whole citrus , peeled
  • 250 grams sugar
  • 200 ml water
  • 7 whole cloves
  • 5 pieces cinnamon
  1. Begin by making a sugar syrup. Combine the sugar and water in a pan, bring to a boil and cook for few minute before taking off the heat and adding the cloves and cinnamon
  2. Allow to cool completely.
  3. When the syrup is cold add the citrus and return to the heat.
  4. Bring to a simmer and cook for 5 minutes,
  5. Take off the heat, allow to cool
  6. Store in Airtight Jar
  7. Serve with Ice-cream

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over 4 years ago AntoniaJames

AntoniaJames is a trusted source on Bread/Baking.

Great recipe! Will be trying this soon with pomelo, and maybe, just maybe, adding a few cardamom seeds, or perhaps some star anise . . . . .Thanks for posting this!! ;o)


over 4 years ago pauljoseph

Thank you


over 4 years ago hardlikearmour

hardlikearmour is a trusted home cook.

This looks lovely!


over 4 years ago pauljoseph

thank you