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4Ingredients
930Calories
75Minutes

This Quince Compote recipe makes a sweet compote that you can easily add to pastries or cakes. Made with fresh quince, this compote is sweetened with sugar and spiced with cinnamon sticks and cloves. This compote make a great autumn filling for pastries or to use as a jam layer between cake layers. You can also use this Quince Compote as you would a jam and spread a layer on your morning piece of toast.

Ingredients

  • 1 kilogram quince
  • 800 grams sugar
  • 10 cloves
  • 5 cinnamon sticks

Directions

  1. Peel the quince and cut each fruit into wedges.
  2. Take half of the quince peels and wrap them in a bundle inside of gauze or cheesecloth.
  3. Place the quince in a nonstick pot and cover with water. Add the sugar, cloves, cinnamon sticks, and the bundle of skins. Cover and bring them to a boil. Simmer until the fruit is soft.
  4. Once soft, remove the lid and continue to simmer until the liquid has reduced and the compote has a rich color, as if it was cooked in red wine.
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NutritionView more

930Calories
Sodium1%DV20mg
Fat1%DV0.5g
Protein0%DV0g
Carbs80%DV239g
Fiber24%DV6g

PER SERVING *

Calories930Calories from Fat4.5
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat0.5g1%
Saturated Fat0g0%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol
Sodium20mg1%
Potassium520mg15%
Protein0g0%
Calories from Fat4.5
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate239g80%
Dietary Fiber6g24%
Sugars200g400%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Reviews(1)

Yummly User
Sheila K. 27 May 2015
The quince is sweet and perfect for adding to pastries or cakes. I want to try replacing the sugar with agave syrup the next time I make it to take advantage of the health benefits.