Quince Paste by Julie Goodwin

By Julie Goodwin,Monday, May 02, 2016

Quince Paste by Julie Goodwin

I love a bit of quince paste on a cheese platter. These hard, pear-like fruits are in season now. If you’ve never tried cooking with them before, this is a nice simple recipe to try.

4 quinces, cored and cut into 3cm pieces.(Skin on)

White sugar (equal to the quince)

Place the chopped quinces in a pot and just cover with water.  Simmer for 45 minutes or until soft. 

Using a hand-held stick mixer, puree the quince until completely smooth.  Measure the puree (it will be around 5 cups) and measure out an equal amount of white sugar. 

Place the puree and the sugar in the bowl of a slow cooker and set to the high setting. Cook for 6 hours. 

The quince will become a beautiful ruby colour and be quite stretchy and thick.

Pour into a square baking dish lined with cling wrap and set in the fridge overnight. 

Cut into squares and store in the fridge wrapped in cling wrap.

 

 

Comments on "Quince Paste by Julie Goodwin"

There are currently no comments, be the first to post one!

Post Comment

Name (required)

Email (not required)

CAPTCHA image
Enter the code shown above: