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Quince with Star Anise on Sticky Rice Recipe

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Marmalade was originally made from quinces. Quinces are too tart to eat raw but when cooked with sugar and other aromatics they take on a beautiful flavour and perfume – a mix of apple and pear. Baked quinces are an incredibly easy dessert for a group of friends.

PREP TIME: 10 min
COOK TIME: 2 hours
READY TIME: 2 hours 10 min
CALORIES: 57 (per serving)

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  • 4 quinces, peeled, cored and halved
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 6 star anise
  • 1 vanilla bean


  • 2 cups black glutinous rice
  • 4 cups (32 fl oz) water
  • 1 cup (8 fl oz) coconut cream
  • 1 pandanus leaf, optional
  • 2 tablespoons palm or brown sugar


1 Place quinces in a saucepan with enough simmering water to cover them, and add sugar, star anise and vanilla bean to pan.

2 Cover pan and allow contents to simmer for 2 hours or until quinces are soft and have turned pink.

3 Soak rice overnight in cold water. Drain and put rice in a saucepan with 4 cups of water. Cover pan and cook over low heat for 10 minutes or until water has been absorbed.

4 Add coconut cream and pandanus leaf to rice and cook over low heat, stirring, until rice is cooked through. Stir palm sugar through rice and spoon mixture into bowls.

5 Top with a quince half and a little of the quince syrup.


Calories: 57 Kcal
Fat: 0.1 g
Carbs: 15.3 g
Protein: 0.4 g
Cholesterol: 0 mg
Sodium: 4 mg