As a member of the apple family, quinces are perfect for stewing, preserves and marinades. As well as serving in a quince syrup. Get inspired to cook with this autumn fruit with these gorgeous quince recipes.
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Quince in Syrup
A pressure-cooker recipe of quince with orange-vanilla syrup.
Baked rice pudding with poached quince
Creamy and delicious, baked rice pudding is a classic dessert. Bring a shot of new flavour to an old favourite with this poached quince and almond topping.
Ricotta pancakes with vanilla-flavoured quince
Start your day with an indulgent breakfast of creamy ricotta pancakes, complete with a wonderfully syrupy quince topping.
Chunky quince, rosè and vanilla preserve
This fragrant and sweet quince preserve is perfect served with a sharp cheese and crackers or warm scones or toast.
Poached pear and quince with almond crumble
Chocolate, quince and hazelnut tartlets
Quince and rosewater tarts
These sweet quince and rosewater tarts are absolutely beautiful enjoyed with a mug of hot tea for an indulgent afternoon or morning tea.
French apple quince tarts
Quince sponge pudding
Blushing quince pie
Delight in the sweet-yet-tart flavour of poached quince with this tempting pie.
Quince tarte tartin
For a beautiful winter dessert, serve this ruby-red quince tart with scoops of vanilla ice-cream.
This cousin to the apple is always eaten cooked, as it is too hard and acidic to be enjoyed raw. It takes a long time to cook, but its glorious scent and lovely musky flavour are worth it. Its flesh is cream when raw, but turns a deep rosy pink as it is cooked.
This quince crostata is an Italian style tart with sour cream pastry and a sweet quince jam filling is wonderfully simple to make and delicious to eat.
This gorgeous spiced walnut and chocolate cake is served with poached quince for a sweet and elegant treat.
With hints of cardamom and orange, this rustic quince and pistachio cake is delicious for a winter afternoon tea or dessert.
What do you get when you cross a crumble with a cake? This quince and blackberry crumble cake!
Who wouldn’t want a slice of this vanilla cheesecake, piled high with poached quince?
Make the most of autumn’s in season produce with this delicious quince and rhubarb pie.
Quince paste is perhaps the food we most associate with quince. And now you can make it yourself at home!
Sticky quince is perfect for creating a delicious marinade for roast lamb.
quince brioche cake
Butter soft quince brioche cake is a stunning afternoon tea treat.
soft slow-poached quince served with crispy butter filo
Tender soft slow-poached quince served with crispy butter filo fingers – can you think of anything better?
rhubarb and quince cobbler
Break out the ice-cream, this rhubarb and quince cobbler is a deliciously warming winter dessert.
veal, quince and caramelised onion
This veal, quince and caramelised onion tagine is the perfect combination of savoury and sweet for a satisfying dinner.
poached quince and chestnut cake
This sweet and syrupy poached quince and chestnut cake is a beautiful cake with an irresistible crumble topping.