Preserved citrus in spices

February 7, 2011

Serves: 8


  • 20 ripe whole citrus , peeled
  • 250 grams sugar
  • 200 ml water
  • 7 whole cloves
  • 5 pieces cinnamon
In This Recipe


  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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Reviews (4) Questions (1)

4 Reviews

AntoniaJames February 7, 2011
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)
Author Comment
pauljoseph February 8, 2011
Thank you
hardlikearmour February 7, 2011
This looks lovely!
Author Comment
pauljoseph February 8, 2011
thank you