Baked Quinces

Baked Quinces

Quince has few calories and is rich in fibre, vitamin C and potassium. It is available in autumn.

4 servings
Preparation 10 min
Cooking 40 min

Standing 30 min

170 calories per serving 


Ingredients

4 quinces    
2 tbsp lemon juice, freshly squeezed   3/4 lemon
3 tbsp sugar   35 g
1 tsp ground cinnamon   3 g
4 scoops vanilla ice cream [optional]   250 mL

Method

  1. Preheat the oven to 190ºC/375ºF.
  2. Wash and dry the quinces. Cut them in half lengthwise and remove the cores with a melon baller. Place the halves in a baking dish cut side up.
  3. In a small bowl, combine the lemon juice, cinnamon and sugar then portion out to the quinces.
  4. Pour about half a cup of water in the baking dish, then put the dish in the centre of the oven. Bake for about 40 min, until the quinces are tender.
  5. Let the quinces cool down at least 30 min, then serve them luke-warm or at room temperature. Serve with the optional ice cream.

Nutrition Facts Table

Nutrition Facts

per 1 serving (150g)

Amount

% DV*

* DV = Daily Value

Calories

170

Fat

4.5 g

7 %

Saturated 2.5 g
+ Trans 0 g

13 %

Cholesterol

15 mg

Sodium

35 mg

1 %

Carbohydrate

33 g

11 %

Fibre

2 g

10 %

Sugars

17 g

Protein

2 g

Vitamin A

4 %

Vitamin C

30 %

Calcium

6 %

Iron

6 %

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Servings of Canada's Food Guide

1 serving of this recipe is equivalent to:

Vegetables and Fruit: 1 serving
Grain Products: 0 serving
Milk and Alternatives: ¼ serving
Meat and Alternatives: 0 serving

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Claims

Low :
Sodium
Source of :
Calcium, Copper, Fibre, Iron, Magnesium, Manganese, Phosphorus, Potassium, Vitamin B12, Vitamin B2, Vitamin C, Vitamin D

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This recipe is in the following categories: Fruits | Desserts | Halal | Kosher | Low Sodium | Vegetarian | Bake

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