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How to Use Quinces - Make Quince Paste / Quince Cheese


How to make Quince Cheese / Paste

5 or more Quince

Wash fur off and cut into 1/8ths, discarding the cores

add fruit to a heavy base saucepan and cover with boiling water by 1 inch

1 lemon cut, juice squeezed into pot and drop peels in too

Lid on and cook until fruit is soft through


Discard lemon and water

put quince in a bowl to cool

Puree quince

In saucepan add 1 cup of quince puree to 3/4 cup of sugar until all fruit is used

Mix on low heat until mixture starts to come away from the sides

Put into silicone molds to cool and then in the fridge to set

Quince cheese/ Paste can store in the fridge or freezer for longer term storage

or enjoy on a delicious cheese platter.


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