Ayva Tatlisi (Turkish Quince Dessert)

Poached quinces in a white baking pan topped with crumbled pistachio and clotted cream, with a spoon in it.

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Simple poached quince dessert recipe with spices. A super light fruit dessert flavored with served with clotted cream and pistachios.


  • 1 cup sugar
  • 4 cup water
  • 3 quince fruit
  • 2 tablespoon hibiscus, for coloring only
  • Zest of one orange
  • 2 cinnamon sticks
  • 3 star anise
  • 1 rosemary sprig

For garnish:

  • clotted cream
  • pistachios


  1. Boil water and sugar in a pot until sugar dissolves.



  1. If you want a more caramelized quince dessert, bake them in a preheated oven for about 5 minutes after cooking them in the pot.

  2. The garnish ingredients are not included in the nutritions.


Keywords: quince, quince recipes, quinces, poached quince