View these step-by-step instructions for Quince Candy.
Makes about 36 pieces of Quince Candy
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 2 hours
Total Time: 2 hours, 15 minutes
- 12 quinces, washed, quartered and cored
- 1/4 cup water
- 1/4 cup lemon juice
- Cook as for Quince Butter, adding 1 cup of sugar for every 1 cup of strained puree. Cook the puree until a wooden spoon drawn through the bottom of the pot leaves a track.
- Line a 9"x13" pan with parchment paper and pour the hot puree into the pan. Cover with a piece of parchment paper and pat to even out. Let cool completely. When cool, invert the pan onto a flat surface or cutting board. Remove the parchment paper.
- Cut the rectangle of candy into 36 equal pieces. Transfer the squares to a clean piece of parchment paper. Let dry for up to 3 days, turning frequently until no longer sticky. Dust in granulated sugar, place in candy papers and store covered for up to 6 months.