Candied Clementine Syrup

Oh Clementine, Oh Clementine how I love to eat thee!

I absolutely love this time of year because for all of the wonderful flavors that it brings.

Luckily for us ’tis the season for Cuties Clementines!

cuties box

Do you or someone you know love Cuties Clementines as much as I do? I can’t think of a more wonderful gift than a cute little box filled with Cuties!

Did you know that Cuties Clementines contain 36 mg of vitamin C and that 2 Clementines are 80 calories, 400 mg of potassium?!  So the choice is clear, treat yourself, family and friends to a box or two of Cuties Clementines this holiday season.  Clementines are only available November – January so make sure you get them at your local store while they are in stock.  To find a store near you go to – Find Cuties box by entering your zip code.

So what do you do with your Cuties Clementines when you get them? Well remove the skin and eat each juicy section, one-by-one is the easiest way to enjoy nature’s candy. But you could make them last even longer by making …

cooking clementines

Candied Clementine Syrup

makes approximately 3 1/2 cups 

6 washed Clementines, cut

1 cup cold filtered water

2 cups Zulka Organic Cane Sugar

Pre-heat the oven to 350 degrees.

Place the clementines in a Le Creuset French Oven  or a pot with a lid, with the skin side down.  Add the water and then sprinkle the sugar on top of the Clementines and put the lid on.

Carefully place the pot in the oven and cook for 2 1/2 – 3 hours.

Carefully take out of the oven and remove the lid, keeping away from the steam. 

Let cool, uncovered on a rack for at least 1 hour.

making candied clementine syrup

Add mixture to the food processor and pulse to the consistency you desire.  I like to keep a few peels visible for a tad bit of texture and extra pretty bites.

Serve with scones, waffles, biscuits or add to recipes to give them a                                     wonderful Clementine flavor. Store in the refrigerator in a tight sealing jar,  for 1 week            or in a freezer bag for up to 2 months.

candied clementine jar

Stay tuned to for my special Clementine recipe coming up next …

Oh Clementine … Oh Clementine … how I love to cook and eat thee! 

Salud!

Lisa 

** I received a box of Cuties Clementines from Cuties Citrus.  They heard I was a Clementine lover and they asked if they could send me a box and I graciously agreed.  I was not influenced to write this post because of the complimentary gift.  Nature made me fall in love with Clementines and sometimes you just can’t deny Mother Nature.