How to Make Quince Liqueur? 4 Easy Quince Tincture Recipes
Quince has been a forgotten fruit for some time. Only up until recently, it has regained its popularity. It's mostly used for winter preserves - jams, jellies, syrups. Quince is rich in vitamin C, hence the juice is often used to treat a cold. A quince liqueur is a perfect treat for adults. Are you wondering how to make it? It's not as difficult as it seems. You can use some trusty recipes we have prepared for you. Thanks to them, you will make a delicious homemade quince liqueur.
Quince liqueur - vodka and spirit recipe
Similar to wine, the simplest homemade quince liqueur does not require much work and is very easy to make. To achieve the best taste, make sure to closely follow the instructions:
- 4 ripe quinces
- 4 glasses of vodka
- 4 glasses of spirit
- 2 glasses of sugar
- First, wash the fruits thoroughly. Then, chop them into smaller pieces or grate them on a grater with large holes.
- Put the prepared fruit into a large, at least 3-4 liters volume jar and add the sugar.
- Wait around 7 days until juice start coming out of the fruit and add the spirit. Then close the jar, shake it a bit so that the contents mix thoroughly, and put it away for a month.
- After the time passes, you need to separate the fruit from the liquid. Pour the liquid into a container and mix the vodka in. Pour your quince liqueur into bottles and put away for the next two months.
- The quince liqueur is ready to consume.
Quince liqueur with oranges, rum and moonshine
Quince liqueur made of moonshine, rum and oranges is a traditional Polish tincture (known as Old Polish nalewka). It is believed that, similar to dogwood berry liqueur, it can combat a cold. It will definitely match the taste of connoisseurs who like interesting flavours and unusual recipes. You can also use it as a Christmas gift for someone you love.
- 2 kg of ripe quinces
- 1 glass of moonshine
- 1 glass of rum
- 2 glasses of sugar
- 2 oranges (whole)
- a few teaspoons of honey (optional) - for a less dry quince liqueur
- Wash and chop the quinces into small pieces.
- Put the fruit pieces into a jar and pur the moonshine over them. Leave for about 3 weeks.
- Pour the liquid into a bottle. Pour the sugar onto the remaining fruit and leave for about 7 days. Shake the jar every day.
- Pour the syrup into another container and remove the fruit from the jar.
- Put the sugar-quince syrup back into the jar along with the moonshine-quince liquid.
- Cut the oranges in halves, squeeze the juice and pour it into the jar. Add the peel for a stronger aroma and flavour.
- Add the rum and put the mixture away for 3 weeks.
After that time the quince liqueur is ready to consume. Just pour it into the bottles and use when you need it.
Quince liqueur - grandma’s recipe with honey
Quince liqueur has a very characteristic, sour taste. Some claim that it is worse than lemons. If despite that fact you don’t want to give up enjoying quince tincture, you can choose the variant with honey. Thanks to this, the quince liqueur has a much milder taste.
- 1 kg of ripe quince fruits
- 0,5 l of vodka
- 1 glass of sugar
- 5-6 tablespoons of honey
- Wash the fruits, chop them into tiny pieces, put into a large jar and add the vodka. Leave for about 3 weeks.
- After 3 weeks, pour the quince juice with vodka into a bottle.
- Pour the sugar over the remaining fruits and close the jar. Remember to shake it every day. You just need 7 days, and the sugar will completely dissolve.
- Drain the syrup and mix it into the alcohol base you’ve made before. Add honey. Mix the beverage thoroughly, pour into bottles and leave for 2-3 weeks.
Healthy quince liqueur with ginger
Apart from oranges or honey, ginger is a very common addition to quince liqueur. The recipe for the tincture is very similar to the previous ones. Learn how to make quince liqueur with ginger step by step.
- 1 kg of ripe quince fruit
- 0,5 l of vodka or spirit
- 2 glasses of sugar
- a ginger root
- Peel the quinces and cut them into smaller pieces. Put them in a large dish and add the spirit.
- Peel the ginger - chop it into small pieces or grate it using large holes. Add it to the quince with spirit and put everything away for around 2 weeks.
- Pour the liquid into a bottle. Add sugar to the fruit and leave for 6-7 days.
- Drain the fruits - mix the syrup with the previously made liquid. Shake everything thoroughly and leave for half a year.
Quince liqueur like this is perfect for those who love stronger drinks. Just one glass of it is quite fiery.
📍 How to make quince liqueur?
Quince liqueur is very easy to make at home. You just need basic ingredients: quinces, vodka or spirit (optionally moonshine, rum), sugar. You also need a closed dish, e.g. a large jar. Make sure to follow the chosen recipe closely.
📍 Quince liqueur - is it healthy?
Quince is rich in vitamin C - so it is very healthy. Quince liqueur is perfect for warming up the organism after being exposed to cold. It's perfect for frosty winter evenings - it can be consumed as is or e.g. with warm tea.
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