Quince Jam

Quince Jam
Recipe type: Jam
Cuisine: British
  • 1kg (2lb 3oz) quinces (weighed AFTER peeling and coring)
  • 1 large lemon
  • 1.2l ( 2 pints) water
  • 1.5 kg (3lb 5oz) sugar
  1. Peel and core the quinces until you have 1kg (2lb 3oz) of prepared fruit.
  2. Cut the quince flesh into small chunks.
  3. Place the quince, water and lemon juice in a preserving pan and cook until the fruit is tender and soft.
  4. Add the sugar and bring to the boil slowly, stirring all the time to ensure that all the sugar is dissolved.
  5. Boil well until setting point is reached.
  6. Transfer to warmed and sterile jars. Seal well.

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