Spiced Quinces

Photo: Annabelle Breakey; Styling: Kevin Crafts

You can prep these in just a few minutes--it's the slow baking that takes hours.

Yield: Serves 8
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Recipe Time

Total: 4 Hours

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 125
  • Calories from fat: 0.5%
  • Protein: 0.2g
  • Fat: 0.1g
  • Saturated fat: 0.0g
  • Carbohydrate: 32g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Sodium: 2.3mg
  • Cholesterol: 0.0mg


  • 1 cinnamon stick, about 3 in. long
  • 4 whole cloves
  • 3 whole allspice
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 4 quinces, peeled, halved, and cored
  • Sweetened whipped cream


  1. 1. Preheat oven to 275°. Cook spices and sugar with 1 qt. water in an ovenproof medium saucepan over high heat until sugar dissolves, about 5 minutes. Remove from heat and add quinces. Cover and bake until they're dark pink and very tender, about 3 hours.
  2. 2. Transfer quinces from liquid with a slotted spoon to a bowl. Boil liquid over medium heat until reduced by half, 15 minutes. Return fruit to liquid. Serve warm or chilled, with cream.
  3. Note: Nutritional analysis is per quince half.
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