Old Fashioned Quince Cake

Old Fashioned Quince Cake

180 g grated quince*
90 ml oil
220 ml quince juice
50 g sugar
200 g flour
2 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp baking powder
a little salt

*Quince can be substituted with apples or pears. Then you should put apple or pear juice. Also, if you don’t have juice at hand you can use just water.

Puree grated quince, oil, juice and sugar in a blender. Transfer into a bowl. Sift in flour, baking soda, salt and baking powder. Carefully stir with a whisk. Grease bundt cake pan, add a few tablespoons of flour and shake so the flour coats the inside of a pan. pour in the batter. Bake in a preheated oven on 180&C for about 40-45 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean. Dust with powdered sugar before serving.

Old Fashioned Quince Cake

This is my recipe published in Special edition of Hrana i Vino magazine – Internet@Lije. You can read more about the special issue at Minja’s blog (text in Serbian).

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  • VeggieGirl November 23, 2009 12:57 pm

    SO enticing!

  • Tadeja November 23, 2009 2:00 pm


  • HoneyB November 23, 2009 4:30 pm

    So pretty!

  • Sasha November 23, 2009 6:48 pm

    Oh, what a pretty cake! I love it.I've never had quince but have had quince juice and it's delicious.

  • Through My Kitchen Window November 23, 2009 7:35 pm

    what lovely presentation. It makes me feel like baking a cake right now.

  • heidi leon November 23, 2009 7:51 pm

    quince cake, I like that!. I have never used quinces before for baking but I've being looking forward to it lately. Your recipe comes in perfect timing dear Maridja.And as always such a joy to read your blog

  • NOELLE November 23, 2009 9:35 pm

    What a great recipe. I just read that quince should only be ingested after being cooked. I would love to make this recipe.

  • Liz Marr, MS, RD November 23, 2009 10:14 pm

    Thanks for sharing – great reminder for me to bake more with quince! Love the picture with the orange flowers. Nice presentation.

  • toni November 23, 2009 11:16 pm

    That is one gorgeous cake! There have been quince at our farmers market here, but I didn't have a reason to buy them – until now!

  • Gaga November 24, 2009 4:40 am

    Isprobala ja :)Mogu samo da preporučim i drugima da probaju obavezno!

  • Diana Bauman November 24, 2009 3:20 pm

    What a great recipe. I've never used quince and am excited to give it a try!

  • George@CulinaryTravels November 30, 2009 3:38 am

    Oh this looks so mouth watering. I'm going to try it with apples.

  • gasparzinha November 30, 2009 2:38 pm

    I loved this cake and i'm thinking doing it tomorrow.I just have 2 questions: when do we add the oil and doesn't it need eggs?:)

  • Marija November 30, 2009 2:55 pm

    @gasparzinha – Thanks for noticing about oil, it was a typo and I have corrected it. You add it at the beginning. It doesn't need eggs because it's vegan. I made it for the fasting menu. Hope it turns out ok and let me know how you liked it when you make it :)

  • Laura @ Hungry and Frozen March 25, 2010 10:40 pm

    Found this cake while looking for recipes. It looks so wonderful – I'll definitely have to try it at some stage :)

  • lupe January 22, 2015 5:34 pm

    such a great recipe!!! worked a treat, so fragrant and so delicious. thanks for sharing! now on the hunt for quince juice for the next time i make it :)

    • Marija January 23, 2015 3:03 am

      So happy you like it Lupe! You can easily use pear or apple for this recipe if you can’t find quince :)

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