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Cherry Jam fails again aaaargh
Tue 7-Aug-12
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Think OH will like that! Two of his favourite things together! wink

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Terrier said:

Maura, next time try Blackberry & apple jelly - delicious

Yes totally agree with that Janet - but I have already got quite a bit of that in cupboard and thought for quickness (and no seiving) I would make some jam this time. Next time will steam the blackberries to get the juice and no pips and maybe add the apple to bulk it up when boiling. I'm hoping to sell the better results to friends and neighbours ....well not sell but asking for donations for the dog rescue centre where Dylan came from as they need all the help they can get.

 

Butters - thanks for suggestion but honestly every large batch I've made I struggle with and I think the fruit without pectin adds to the problem. I'll stick to smaller batches from now on, it's less grief but thankfully I have also just discovered that if I do use pectin to  add it to some of the sugar 'before' adding it to pan....I learnt that the hard way eeek

 

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