Baked Quince - a Middle Eastern Dessert Recipe

baked quince
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  • 80 mins
  • Prep: 20 mins,
  • Cook: 60 mins
  • Yield: 4 servings
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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.

What You'll Need

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

How to Make It

  1. Peel, core, and cut quinces in half. Place in 9x12 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 to sit 15 minutes prior to serving.
  4. Serve with ice cream, whipped cream, or by itself.
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
Calories 653
Total Fat 46 g
Saturated Fat 29 g
Unsaturated Fat 13 g
Cholesterol 122 mg
Sodium 14 mg
Carbohydrates 64 g
Dietary Fiber 2 g
Protein 1 g
(The nutrition information on our recipes is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate. Individual results may vary.)