1.5 kg quinces
Juice of 1 large lemon
Wash quinces and remove any imperfections.
Put quinces in a saucepan and just cover with water
Bring to the boil and then simmer for 15 minutes or until the quinces are soft and the water is a lovely dark pink colour.
Strain the quince and liquid through a cotton bag (with handles) overnight.
For each cup of liquid add 1 cup of sugar. Add lemon juice.
Bring to the boil, stirring occasionally to dissolve the sugar.
Continue until setting point is reached.
Pour into jars with a funnel and seal immediately.