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Quince Forms

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  Quince 3 Pound
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Water 3 Cup (48 tbs) (adjust quantity as needed)
  Bay leaves 4

Peel quince and slice in 2 inch pieces.
Add water to cover, bring to a boil, and boil until fruit is tender.
Drain and save water for making QUINCE PUREE.
Press quince through a sieve to make a puree.
Use 1 cup sugar to each cup of puree.
Combine puree and sugar in a saucepan and add about 1/2 cup water.
Bring to a boil and boil, stirring constantly, until mixture comes away from the sides of the pan.
Shape as desired either in diamond shaped forms, pear shaped forms with a clove on the end, or apricot shapes.
Place pieces of bay leaves under each quince form and allow to dry in a cool place for 1 to 2 days before storing.
Roll each piece in sugar after it is thoroughly dry.

Recipe Summary

Fruit Dessert

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1562 Calories from Fat 14

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 2 g2.6%

Saturated Fat 0.23 g1.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 55.3 mg2.3%

Total Carbohydrates 411 g137.1%

Dietary Fiber 26.9 g107.6%

Sugars 199.8 g

Protein 6 g11.5%

Vitamin A 15.8% Vitamin C 343.3%

Calcium 18.5% Iron 62.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Quince Forms Recipe