Quince Preserve

Here is the recipe for a fantastic Quince Preserve from the Complete Ball Canning Book.
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 2 hrs
Total Time 2 hrs 10 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 40


  • 3 cups Sugar
  • 8 cups water
  • 7 cups cored peeled quartered Quince


  • Prepare canner, jars, and lids. In a large stainless steel saucepan, combine sugar and water.
  • Bring to a boil over high heat, stirring to dissolve sugar. Boil hard, stirring frequently, for 5 minutes.
  • Stir in Quince. Reduce heat and boil gently; stirring frequently, until fruit is transparent and syrup thickens. The process takes about 1 1/2 hours.
  • Test for consistancy.
  • Ladle hot preserves into hot jars and process 10 minutes.
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