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Homemade Quince Jam Recipe

This simple 4-ingredient homemade quince jam recipe is another great way to preserve and enjoy quince fruit year-round.
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time8 hrs 30 mins
Total Time9 hrs
Course: Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: dessert, quince, snack
Servings: 48 pieces
Calories: 255kcal
Author: Jane and Sonja
Cost: $20


  • large pot
  • roasting pan
  • blender or handheld mixer
  • wooden spoon


  • 5 kg quince cleaned and cubed
  • 3 kg sugar
  • 2 cups water
  • juice from one lemon


  • Wash quince and apples, cut in quarters then remove core (we leave the skins on). Cut into cubes.
  • Cook the cubed quince and apple until softened (about 20-30 minutes).
  • Blend in a blender or handheld mixer.
  • Stir in sugar while the mixture is hot.
  • Pour the mixture into a roasting pan. Put uncovered in the oven at 340°F for 4 hours, mixing every 30 minutes or so to make sure that it is not burning on the bottom.
  • Pour the cooked mixture into sterilized jars and seal tightly with sterilized lids.
  • Cover the jars with a cloth and leave the jars to cool completly overnight.


Calories: 255kcal | Carbohydrates: 66g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 18mg | Potassium: 237mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 55g | Vitamin A: 48IU | Vitamin C: 11mg | Calcium: 53mg | Iron: 1mg