reworking jelly?

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  1. MELOC

    MELOC Master Of My Domain

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    is it possible to rework jelly to the desired consistency? my jam turned out great. when i made black raspberry jelly, i used old pectin it did not set. i use certo liquid and it was thick and chunky.

    i had two ideas. i could mix some with my jam and thicken it or a straight out re-cooking. any thoughts.

    no worries either way. the stuff tastes great and will be an excellent topping.
     
  2. kitaye

    kitaye Well-Known Member

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    Three solutions:

    Let it set for 2 weeks and if it is still soft recook until it sets.

    Go ahead and recook now.

    Keep it as a topping for icecream, pancakes, and such.
     

  3. Pony

    Pony STILL not Alice Supporter

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    I have not had a lot of luck reworking jelly, but agree with Kitaye that you sometimes have to let it set for a couple of weeks.

    And thanks for reminding me to get out there and pick some berries!

    Good luck with the jelly!

    Pony!
     
  4. Maura

    Maura Well-Known Member Supporter

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    I feel your pain. The other day I opened up two jars of grape jelly that didn't set they way I wanted and put in a saucepan to dehydrate. Now, the jelly is perfect.
     
  5. MELOC

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    hehe, there is no pain. i had pgj's tonight and it tastes great. it is a bit thin but it is good. i may leave it alone.