Traditional quince preserves

With Fruits,

Traditional quince preserves

Serves2-3 16 fl oz. Mason Jars
Cooks In20' preparation | 45' cooking


  • 3 lb peeled quinces
  • 7 ½ cups sugar
  • 1 ½ cup water
  • Juice of ½ lemon


  1. Wash the quinces very well, peel and quarter.
  2. Remove the heart and seeds.
  3. Cut fruit into sticks like French fries.
  4. Put quince in a pot, add the sugar and water, stir well and bring to a boil.
  5. Skim the foam off the surface, lower the heat and simmer for 40 minutes until the syrup thickens.
  6. Towards the end, add the lemon juice and simmer for 2-3 minutes more.
  7. Divide dessert between sterilized jars and store in cupboard.