Honey Andersen's Baked Quinces

Quinces are a real treat too. Try this for a extremely simple but delicious dessert.


3 Quinces


Serves 6


Pre heat the oven to 160 degrees.
Wash and halve the quinces lengthwise. cut out the core, but leave the skin on.

Butter a large baking dish and place quince halves in with the cut side facing upwards.

In the hole where the core was, put a knob of butter and a teaspoon of honey or brown sugar.

Pour about 1 centimetre of water into the dish , and cover the dish with tinfoil.

Bake the quinces in the oven for at least 2 hours, checking occasionally that the water hasnt dried up completely.

Eat when the quinces have gone deep red and very soft.

Whipped cream or creme fraiche is a nice accompaniment.

Quinces also are delicious stewed with apple and made into a crumble or fruit sponge.