Spicy candied pumpkin with orange, cloves and cinnamon

Spicy candied pumpkin with orange

Portions: 8 persons | Preparation time: 760 minutes

The candied tastes sweet and aromatic with cinnamon and cloves. Candied pumpkin can be enjoyed with tea or used in baking.

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Spicy candied pumpkin with orange
Spicy candied pumpkin with orange

Portions: 8 persons | Preparation: 760 minutes

The candied tastes sweet and aromatic with cinnamon and cloves. Candied pumpkin can be enjoyed with tea or used in baking.

Please review recipe:

Ø 5 out of 5 stars ( 2 votes )

Season: Autumn, Winter | Region: Europe | Preparation: Cook | Menu: Desserts | Cuisine: Danish recipes

Ingredients

  • 500 g pumpkin flesh
  • ½ orange
  • 500 g sugar
  • 250 ml water
  • 1 dash of citric acid
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 1 clove

Instructions

  1. Cut the pumpkin into pieces that are not too small.
  2. Cut the orange into slices.
  3. Put everything in a saucepan, cover with sugar, stir and leave for 12 hours.
  4. Fill the saucepan with water.
  5. Citric acid, Add cinnamon and cloves.
  6. Bring to a boil and simmer for 5 minutes over low heat.
  7. Remove from heat and allow to cool completely.
  8. Cook the squash 2 more times. Allow to cool completely after each cooking.
  9. Leave the candied fruit uncovered in a colander for a few hours at room temperature to allow all the syrup to drain.
  10. Place the pumpkin on a piece of baking paper and leave to dry at room temperature for a few days.

Utensils

  • knife
  • pot
  • sieve