Quince Syrup

  • Yield: Makes about 3 1/2 cups

Source: Martha Stewart Living, November 2006


  • 2 pounds fresh quinces, quartered
  • 2 1/2 cups sugar
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice


  1. Bring quinces, sugar, and 4 cups water to a boil in a medium stockpot. Reduce heat. Place a lid from a slightly smaller pot over fruit to keep submerged, and simmer until liquid is pale pink and has been reduced to a thin syrup, about 1 hour 10 minutes. Strain; reserve cooked quinces for stuffing. Stir in lemon juice.

Cook's Notes

Syrup can be refrigerated in an airtight container for up to 1 week.


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