Grandma’s Quince Jelly Recipe

This is a delicious homemade recipe for quince jelly that will bring your family a taste of nostalgia. It’s easy to make and the result is a fragrant, sweet jelly that can be enjoyed with toast or served as an accompaniment to cheese.

  • 2 pound of quinces
  • 3 cups of water
  • 1 cup of white sugar
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice


  1. Wash the quinces and cut them into small cubes. Place the cubes in a large saucepan and add the water.
  2. Bring the mixture to a boil, reduce the heat and simmer for 30 minutes until the fruit is soft. Strain through a sieve or muslin cloth.
  3. Return the liquid to the pan and add the sugar, stirring until it has dissolved. Add the lemon juice and bring to a boil.
  4. Simmer for about 20 minutes, or until it reaches setting point (when a drop placed on a chilled plate sets).
  5. Pour into sterilised jars, seal tightly, and leave to cool before serving.

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