OVEN POACHED QUINCES (KDONIA STO FOURNO FROM GREECE)

 

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Ingredients

  • 5 large quince ca 1.5 kg (3.3 lbs)
  • 2.5 c sugar
  • 3.5 c water
  • 3 tbs honey
  • 1 peace of cinnamon ( ca 5 cm = 2")
  • 3 ts ground cinnamon
  • 3 ts sugar
  • 1 tbs lemon juice

Directions

  • Scrub quince with a hard brush, cut in 4 pieces and scoop out core and seeds.
  • Cook water and sugar, with core and seeds ca 10 min, let cool and strain, keep the syrup.
  • Pin a clove in each piece of quince,put in an oven tray, add syrup, honey,cinnamon stick and lemon juice.
  • Sprinkle pieces with sugar and ground cinnamon and bake in a preheated oven at 180 C (355 F) for 2 hours.
  • Syrup left we let cool.
  • Top each piece quince with 1 tbs syrup and 1 tbs drained yoghurt or whipping cream.

Notes

Categories: Greek 
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