Baked Apples with Quince Jelly


Serves: 4

Preparation time: 1 hour 15 min.

Maçãs com Geleia de Marmelo
, an oldtimer from the Minho Region, Portugal’s fruit and vegetable garden. Crème Fraîche or vanilla ice cream will go well with this dessert.


  • 4 Golden Delicious apples, peeled and cored
  • 2 Tbsp unsalted butter
  • 4 Tbsp quince jelly
  • Crème Fraîche or vanilla ice cream (optional)


Preheat oven to 375°F (180°C).

Place apples in a baking dish. Fill each apple core with a 1/2 tablespoon butter and 1 tablespoon of quince jelly. Bake basting occasionally, until apples are very tender and glazed, about 1 hour.

Serve warm or at room temperature.

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