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How can I save my blackberry jelly/jam?

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minimoonumbertwo Mon 15-Aug-11 20:55:18

Just tried to make blackberry jelly (bad idea, 5pm, 2 starving & tired children, dh trying to light bbq) and think I overcooked it so it's now well & truly stuck inside the jar - can I rescue it??

Valpollicella Mon 15-Aug-11 20:56:36

Can you put the jar into a larger pan with hot water -might that soften it a bit?

minimoonumbertwo Mon 15-Aug-11 21:02:44

Will the jar be okay in hot water?

Valpollicella Mon 15-Aug-11 21:46:33

Yeah it should be - think you can steiles glass by boiling jars for a few mins (at least)

<disclaimer - am most definitely not a jam maker grin >

minimoonumbertwo Thu 18-Aug-11 14:39:15

Thank you so much - it was saved! And actually edible!

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