Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 5 quince , peeled and chopped into chunks

  2. 4-5 cloves

  3. 3 cinnamon sticks , snapped

  4. 75 g sugar

  5. 225 g plain flour

  6. 115 g butter

  7. 100 g sugar a pinch of ground cinnamon

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Quince crumble Method 1. Place the quince, cloves and cinnamon sticks in a heavy-based saucepan.

  2. Add just enough water to cover the quinces.

  3. Bring to the boil, then mix in the sugar.

  4. Cover and simmer for 5 minutes. Uncover and increase the heat.

  5. Simmer the quince uncovered until the liquid thickens into a syrup, around 15-20 minutes.

  6. Using a slotted spoon transfer the cooked quince to a buttered ovenproof dish, discarding any cloves and cinnamon sticks.

  7. Add a couple of spoonfuls of the quince syrup, again discarding any cloves and cinnamon sticks. Allow to cool.

  8. Preheat the oven to 190°C/gas 5.

  9. To make the topping, place the flour in a mixing bowl. Rub in the butter until the mixture resembles crumbs. Mix in 75g of sugar.

  10. . Spread the topping mixture over the cooked quince and smooth down.

  11. . Mix together the remaining sugar and cinnamon. Sprinkle the cinnamon sugar over the crumble.

  12. . Bake the crumble for 30 minutes until golden brown. Serve warm from the oven.


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