"Quince is a very aromatic, almost floral-tasting fruit that resembles a cross between an apple and a pear. It's quite tart, and when cooked it turns a lovely blushing pink. Quince needs to be cooked before you use it, so this recipe takes a little longer to prepare than other fruit pies. This recipe also works well using half apples, half quince: just add sliced raw apples to the cooked quince before baking. Serve with whipped cream or ice cream, if desired." — Doughgirl8
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quince, peeled, cored and sliced
1 1/2 cups
pastry for a 9 inch double crust pie
This pie is absolutely amazing! Although I made some modifications. I used quince with apples and I had more apples thah quince. I seemed 1/2 cup honey and 3/4 cup in the sauce would be very sweet, so I used only 1/4 cup brown sugar in the sauce and it was enough. When I added the sugar mixture to the reserved quince liquid the sauce became too thick, so I needed to add more water. I`m sure this pie will be amazing not only with quince, but with apples or pears.
Really very nice but time consuming. I only had three quinces so I cooked those up and then while they were cooking, topped them up with apple. I only used about a third of a cup of demera sugar in the sauce because the recipe looked a bit sweet and it was beautiful. Worth the time it took to make! Next time I plan to make 2 and freeze one to save time. Would thoroughly recommend!!!
This very nice pie is brimming with fruit. As the recipe description states the quince has a floral essence that reminds me of rose water. I followed the recipe exactly and it was perfect. Thanks for sharing.
Absolutely delicious! I hadn't even heard of quince until a few days ago. I doubled the recipe and actually had enough sauce for 2 deep dish pies. I used Pillsbury pie crust and rubbed melted butter onto the top of the pie and generously sprinkled white sugar on it as well. The bake time was less for me, was ready about halfway through the 45 minute time. I highly recommend this recipe! Sweet/tart yumminess!
I did the recipe just as instructed but found it was too sweet for my taste so next time I'll cut the sugar by half. I'd like to try brown sugar instead of white too. The amount of liquid was fine, but if reducing the sugar it would be best to add a bit more water when the quince are cooking. Great pie! we all loved it!
It's a good recipe, what I would do the next time is put half of the filling on the crust, then de cooked quince and then the other half of the filling. This to combine the flavor much better.
WAY too much honey. I didn't even use a 1/2 cup because it seemed a bit much, and it still came out tasting more like a honey pie. Vanilla ice cream helped temper it, and otherwise was good. You may only need 1 or 2 tbsp tops.
A delicious pie that was very easy to make. I had 4 large quinces given to me from a friend's farm and decided to use them on this recipe. The 4 peeled and sliced quinces probably only made up 2 pounds word but it was plenty for a shallow dish. I also used an organic honey that was pretty intense flavor-wise, so next time I'll probably use a little less or go for a honey with a more mellow fragrance... Gobbled.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Honey-Poached Quince Pie
Serving Size: 1/8 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 8
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 162
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