Poached quinces with cinnamon custard

Preparation info

  • Serves

    8–10

    • Difficulty

      Medium

    • Ready in

      9 hr

Appears in

Slow Cooker Vegetarian

Slow Cooker Vegetarian

By Katy Holder

Published 2018

  • About

Slow cooking suits quinces well, because the longer and slower they are cooked the more their flavour intensifies and they turn a beautiful pink.

Ingredients

  • 1 kg (2 lb 4 oz) caster (superfine) sugar
  • 2<

Method

Place the sugar, cinnamon sticks, star anise and vanilla bean and seeds in the insert pan of a slow cooker or a saucepan. Pour in 1.2 litres (42 fl oz) of water. Bring to a simmer over medium–high heat, st