Honey-Poached Quinces

Recipe by UmmBinat
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READY IN: 2hrs 35mins
SERVES: 12
YIELD: 12
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 12
    cups water (This is the correct amount)
  • 34
    cup sugar
  • 12
    cup mild honey
  • 1
    lemon, zested (removed with vegetable peeler)
  • 12
    medium quinces (6 ounces each, peeled, quartered and cored)
  • 14
    cup chopped almonds
  • 1
    cup whole milk yogurt, for serving
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a large pot, combine the water with the sugar, honey, lemon juice and lemon zest and bring to a boil, stirring occasionally, until the sugar dissolves.
  • Add the quinces and return to a boil.
  • Cover partially and cook over low heat until tender, about 2 hours.
  • Remove the quinces with a slotted spoon.
  • Boil the syrup until it is reduced to 4 cups, about 20 minutes.
  • Return the quinces to the syrup while it cools.
  • Meanwhile, in a small heavy skillet, toast the almonds over moderate heat, stirring constantly, until golden, 6 to 8 minutes.
  • Transfer to a plate to cool.
  • Serve the quinces at room temperature or chilled, with their syrup and the yogurt, sprinkled with almonds.
  • MAKE AHEAD:
  • The poached quinces can be refrigerated in the honey syrup for up to 3 days.
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