Quince Jelly

by

Drop

POSTED October 3, 2016 (LAST UPDATED December 22, 2021)

Serves

16

Total Time

3hrs 25mins

Calories

228

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.

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    INGREDIENTS


  • Quince icon
    Quince

    900 g (about 1 ¾)peel, chopped

  • Vanilla bean pod icon
    Vanilla bean pod

    1 (about 3 g)

  • Granulated sugar icon
    Granulated sugar

    800 g (about 4 cups)

    METHOD


  • 1. Add quince and vanilla bean pod to a clean large saucepan
  • 2. Cover with water
  • 3. Simmer until soft - 35 min
  • 4. Drain with sieve
  • 5. Blend until smooth
  • 6. Return quince purée to saucepan, you can also throw the vanilla pod back in
  • 7. Add granulated sugar to a clean small bowl
  • 8. Transfer sugar mixture to fruit
  • 9. Cook fruit until sugar has dissolved
  • 10. Cook until thick - 1 hr
  • 11. Pre-heat oven - 50°C
  • 12. Prepare a clean baking pan with parchment paper
  • 13. Transfer quince to baking pan
  • 14. Spread the jelly out using a spatula or spoon
  • 15. Bake - 1 hr, 50°C
  • 16. Let cool until set
  • 17. Cut into squares

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