Baked Quince Recipe

Baked quince on a plate

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Prep: 20 mins
Cook: 60 mins
Total: 80 mins
Servings: 4 servings
Nutrition Facts (per serving)
653 Calories
46g Fat
64g Carbs
1g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 4
Amount per serving
Calories 653
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 46g 59%
Saturated Fat 29g 143%
Cholesterol 122mg 41%
Sodium 14mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 64g 23%
Dietary Fiber 2g 6%
Protein 1g
Calcium 42mg 3%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

Baked quinces are a great fall dessert. Quince is like an apple or pear, with a little more tartness. The quince is not a very popular fruit in the West but can be found in many supermarkets.


  • 4 quinces
  • 1 stick unsalted butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3 cups warm water

Steps to Make It

  1. Peel, core, and cut quinces in half. Place in 9 x 12 baking dish, flesh side up. Cover each quince half generously with butter. Sprinkle with sugar. Fill baking dish with water.

  2. Bake in a 350 F oven for 45 minutes to 1 hour, until quinces are a golden color and soft.

  3. Allow it to sit 15 minutes before serving.

  4. Serve with ice cream, whipped cream, or by itself.