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Argh no jam for my Victoria sponge!!

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FusionChefGeoff Tue 21-Apr-20 14:43:27

Any alternatives you've tried??

I've got marmalade?? Or also frozen raspberries - could I knock up a quick 'jam' type paste?? I don't have pectin but do have some ancient gelatine...??

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sleepismysuperpower1 Tue 21-Apr-20 14:48:20

you could make jam by following this recipe (just need jam and sugar)

sleepismysuperpower1 Tue 21-Apr-20 14:48:38

sorry, raspberries* and sugar

ElaineMarieBenes Tue 21-Apr-20 16:21:16

Have you got any lemons or apples (or both) - both are high pectin fruits and I use both to reduce the amount of sugar?

wowfudge Tue 21-Apr-20 16:24:13

Have you got icing sugar and butter? Make buttercream and add orange or lemon zest, if you have an orange or a lemon. Or use some cocoa and have chocolate buttercream. Or if you have cream and chocolate, make ganache. You can whip it when cold if you like.

PancakePattie Tue 21-Apr-20 16:27:12

Buttercream instead?
Marmalade and then a lemon glaze icing on top (call it St Clements Cake?)
Cranberry sauce?

AdaColeman Tue 21-Apr-20 16:28:24

Any Nutella type spread, or peanut butter? Or make coffee or chocolate flavoured (with cocoa) butter cream.
Or fill with icecream immediately before serving?
Or serve with chilled custard, creme patisserie etc.
Or fill with with frozen berries and yoghurt?

Lordfrontpaw Tue 21-Apr-20 16:28:50

I'd use butter icing and maybe some fruit - berries would be lovey but maybe some squishy nectarines? Or turn it into a drizzle cake?

AdaColeman Tue 21-Apr-20 16:30:01

Any redcurrant jelly left over from Christmas?

ineedaholidaynow Tue 21-Apr-20 16:31:57

Lemon curd

MrsCl19 Tue 21-Apr-20 16:39:41

Deffo not something I'd do but as a last resort, chocolate? Spread or melted?

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