Delicious Poached Quince with Cranberries

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Delicious Poached Quince with Cranberries
Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
60 mins
Total Time:
Recipe by Administrator
Published on April 02, 2024

This recipe for poached quince with cranberries is the perfect fall dessert. The combination of sweet, aromatic quince and tart cranberries creates a delightful contrast of flavors. The quince is poached in a flavorful syrup until tender, then topped with cranberries for a burst of color and taste.


  • 2 quinces, peeled, cored, and sliced
  • 1 cup cranberries
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 1 vanilla bean, split and seeds scraped
  • 4 cups water


  1. In a large pot, combine water, sugar, cinnamon stick, and vanilla bean.
  2. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer for 10 minutes.
  3. Add quince slices and cranberries to the pot and simmer for 30-40 minutes, or until quinces are tender.
  4. Remove from heat and let cool slightly before serving.
  5. Serve poached quince with cranberries in bowls, drizzling some of the syrup over the top.

Interesting Facts

  • Quince is a fruit that is most commonly poached or cooked before being eaten.
  • Cranberries are a good source of vitamin C and fiber.
  • This dessert is perfect for a cozy fall night, as it warms you up from the inside out.