Quince recipes (22)

    Quince are extremely fragrant and floral, adding an aromatic twist to pies, tarts, desserts and more. Try our quince recipes to make delicious use out of this autumn fruit, which has a short season.

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    2 reviews
     
    3hr35min

    Quince needs to be cooked before using, so this fruit pie takes a bit more effort, but is well worth it. Quinces are simmered together with a honey syrup until tender, then baked in shortcrust pastry. Serve with whipped cream or ice cream.

    Recipe by: Doughgirl8

     
    2 reviews
     
    1hr10min

    These scrumptious empanadas are arguably the most popular sweet treats in all of Argentina. Traditionally, this recipe is made just with quince paste, but adding either goat or manchego cheese to the filling makes them irresistible.

    Recipe by: fioa

     
    3 reviews
     
    45min

    An old family recipe for quince jelly. Quince is a fruit related to apples and pears. It is quite tart, and cannot be eaten raw. This jelly is the perfect way to make use of quince.

    Recipe by: FAYEBABES

     
    2 reviews
     
    35min

    If you like sweet and savoury, this compote goes very well leg of lamb, lamb chops or pork.

    Recipe by: AnneFrancoise

     
    No reviews
     
    3hr50min

    Quince is a deliciously aromatic fruit, which needs to be cooked before using. This quince paste is far superior than the shop-bought variety. Serve in place of jam or with cheese.

    Recipe by: none

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