Quince Jelly

Preparation info

  • Makes

    4 half pints

    • Difficulty


Appears in

The Cookbook Library: Four Centuries of the Cooks, Writers, and Recipes That Made the Modern Cookbook

The Cookbook Library

By Anne Willan

Published 2012

  • About


  • 10 pounds (4.5 kg) quince
  • 4 quarts (4


Quarter the quinces, leaving the peel and flower ends. Core each quarter and cut into 5 or 6 chunks, dropping them into a bowl of water as you work. Using your hands, transfer the quince chunks to the preserving pan and add the water, with more if needed to cover the fruit generously. Bring to a boil and simmer the fruit, uncovered, until very tender, almost collapsing into a purée, about 1½ ho