Yummy Serbian Traditional Sweet Quince Jam. Authentic Recipe of Slatko Od Dunja.

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Things to know about Slatko Od Dunja Recipe

Slatko is a thin fruit preserve made out of fruit and it can also be made out of roses. Almost all kinds of fruit can be used, but in Serbia, the most popular are cherries, plums, and quince. Slatko is a very old dish and is used traditionally for greeting guests. When guests visits, the first thing that is placed on the table is a slatko and a glass of water. The most honored guests would be offered to take a spoon of slatko twice but they have to use different spoons. Taking a slatko for the third time is considered inappropriate. Quince is a symbol of love so almost every family had a Quince tree in their front yard. That is the reason why Quince slatko is one of the most popular.


Agoralia Recipes Traditional Authentic Dishes

Yummy Serbian Traditional Sweet Quince Jam. Authentic Recipe of Slatko Od Dunja.

Local Recipe Name with Local Characters: Слатко од дуња
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— General Atributes of This Recipe:

Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 40 mins
Resting Time 12 hrs
Total Time 13 hrs
Main Ingredient Group Fruit based Recipes
Spice Level No Spicy Recipes
Main Cooking Method Boiled, Boiled (Poaching)
Occasional Cooking Kids Enjoy Eating Recipes

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Servings 4 People
Calories / Serving 1105 kcal

Ingredients
 

  • 1000 grams (2.2 lb) Quince – Cydonia
  • 1000 grams (2.2 lb) White Sugar – Regular Sugar – Granulated Sugar
  • 1500 ml (50.72 floz) Water

Instructions
 

  • In a pot, place washed quince and cover them with water.
  • Cook them on high heat until the water boils.
  • Take quince out of the water and while they are still hot peel them and cut them into squares.
  • In a different pot, add about 2 cups of the water used to boil the quince. Add sugar.
  • Once it starts to boil, add in the quince and cook until it thickens. Remove from the heat.
  • Remove the foam that is collected on top.
  • Cover the pot with a kitchen towel and leave it to cool overnight.
  • Transfer into sterilized jars and store.

NOTES

  • You don’t have to mix slatko with a spoon, you can swirl the pot occasionally.
  • You can add a handful of walnuts after the cooking is finished.

— Specific Atributes of This Recipe:

Healthy Diet Recipe Vegan Recipes, Vegetarian Recipes
Seasonal Cooking Autumn Recipes, Winter Recipes

Nutrition

Calories: 1105kcalCarbohydrates: 287gProtein: 1gFat: 1gSaturated Fat: 0.03gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0.1gMonounsaturated Fat: 0.1gSodium: 31mgPotassium: 498mgFiber: 5gSugar: 250gVitamin A: 100IUVitamin C: 38mgCalcium: 41mgIron: 2mg
Keyword Slatko Od Dunja Recipe, Traditional Serbian Sweet Quince Jam, Слатко од дуња
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