Quince Jelly

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recipe by Drop www.getdrop.com

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    Total Time
    3hrs 25mins
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Traditionally served with Manchego cheese, aromatic quince (dulce de membrillo) is excellent with cheeses or cold meats. Or, cut into cubes, roll in sugar, and serve as jellies.

recipe updated Oct 20, 2018


  • Quince icon
  • Vanilla bean pod icon
    Vanilla bean pod
  • Granulated sugar icon
    Granulated sugar


  • kCook icon Spatula
  • kCook icon Parchment paper
  • kCook icon Food processor
  • kCook icon Stove
  • kCook icon Water
  • kCook icon Large saucepan
  • kCook icon Small bowl
  • kCook icon Baking pan - 13 x 9"
  • kCook icon Medium bowl

Step preview

  1. Get a clean large saucepan
  2. Add peel, chopped quince
  3. Add vanilla bean pod
  4. Cover with water
  5. Simmer for 35min until soft
  6. Drain with sieve
  7. Blend until smooth
  8. Return
  9. Get a clean small bowl
  10. Add granulated sugar
  11. Transfer sugar mixture to fruit
  12. Cook until sugar has dissolved
  13. Cook for 1h until thick
  14. Pre-heat
  15. Prepare a baking pan with parchment paper
  16. Transfer fruit to baking pan
  17. Spread evenly until smooth
  18. Bake for 1h
  19. Let cool until set
  20. Cut into squares
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