Holiday Quince Cordial

Preparation info

  • Makes about

    3 cups

    • Difficulty


Appears in

The New Ukrainian Cookbook

The New Ukrainian Cookbook

By Annette Ogrodnik Corona

Published 2020

  • About

The beautiful quince tree bears fruit of several forms. They may be the size and color of a pear, or shaped more like an apple. The skin may be wooly or smooth. In any case, the quince’s only constant factor is its penetrating perfume, musky and wild, which helps make a rather spicy liqueur here that if bottled and kept in a dark place, will keep for over a year!

It seems many Ukrainian families have their very own concoctions. This is my family’s recipe made with autumn quince and