- 5 quinces, approx
- 700 g water
- 1 star anise
- 10 cloves whole
- 2 cinnamon quills
- 8 pods cardamon pods, bruised
- 1 vanilla bean, split
- 800 g sugar, I use raw
1h 25minPreparation 10minBaking/Cooking
Recipe is created for
TM 5Please note that the TM5 mixing bowl has a larger capacity than the TM31 (capacity of 2.2 liters instead of 2.0 liters for TM 31). Recipes for the Thermomix TM5 may not be cooked with a Thermomix TM31 for safety reasons without adjusting the quantities. Risk of scalding by spraying of hot liquids: Do not exceed the maximum filling quantity and observe the filling level markings of the mixing bowl!
Weigh 1600g whole quinces in your Varoma. Quarter, peel and core the quinces; popping the peels and cores into your Thermomix bowl. Throw away any rotten bits. Place the peeled quince quarters into your Varoma.
Blitz the peels and cores for 5 seconds Speed 10. Scrape down, and add 700g water, the star anise, cloves, cinnamon quills, cardamon pods and the split vanilla bean.
Place the Varoma containing the quinces into position, and cook for 25 minutes Varoma temp. Speed 1.5.
Remove the Varoma. Using the spatula on the steamer basket over a large heatproof bowl, strain the spices, peels and cores into the steamer basket. Careful, it's hot! Using a wooden spoon or a silicone spatula, carefully push down on the pulp to release more juice into the bowl.
Rinse your Thermomix bowl and put in place; tare your scales to zero; then carefully add the cooked quinces then the reserved spiced juice (add the juice last to avoid splashing of hot liquid). The fruit and juice combined should weigh approx. 1200g.
Add 800g sugar (white or raw) - you could cut this back to 750g, the quince paste will still set.
Pop on your lid, and put the rinsed steamer basket on top (instead of the measuring cup)
Cook for 50 minutes at Varoma Temperature Speed 5.
Carefully pour the boiling hot deliciousness into a baking paper-lined 40cm x 20cm metal baking tray. Pop into the fridge to cool and set before slicing and enjoying.
I keep my spiced quince paste in the fridge, in an airtight container, with baking paper separating the layers.
It will keep in the fridge for 12 months - until it is quince season again. Perfect for adding to your Christmas hampers! Enjoy xxx
Sooooo easy, delicious and sooooo worth it! Never pay $69 per kilo again!!
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When slicing your delicious Spiced Quince Paste, reserve any uneven bits to add to muffins, cereal, muesli bars, cakes, banana bread, porridge, or smoothies.
Thin strips of this yummy Spiced Quince Paste is also delicious as a fruit leather in lunchboxes.
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