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No jam for glaze - help!


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#1 mandala

Posted 21 December 2012 - 01:42 PM

I've made a tart. It's supposed to be glazed, but I have no apricot jam, and no time to go to the shops. Is there anything I could use instead?

#2 wesse

Posted 21 December 2012 - 01:52 PM

Have you got any gelatin or red currant jelly?

#3 erindiv

Posted 21 December 2012 - 01:52 PM

Could you make a basic sugar syrup and brush it with that?

#4 PatG

Posted 21 December 2012 - 01:53 PM

What sort of tart is it and what sort of glaze?  You can use jelly as a layer for a fruit tart.

#5 ubermum

Posted 21 December 2012 - 01:53 PM

Yep, my advice was going to be sugar syrup. That or heat some honey in the microwave until runny and brush over.

#6 Leafprincess

Posted 21 December 2012 - 02:19 PM

QUOTE (ubermum @ 21/12/2012, 01:53 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Yep, my advice was going to be sugar syrup. That or heat some honey in the microwave until runny and brush over.


This or maple syrup works well too

#7 Jenflea

Posted 21 December 2012 - 02:29 PM

Nope, you're sunk. Only thing to do is give it to me and make another one.


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I'd also think most fruit tarts have that gelatine stuff on them so clear jelly would work.

#8 mandala

Posted 21 December 2012 - 04:02 PM

Sugar syrup it is! It's a sour cherry and almond tart. The only jelly I have is strawberry, and I am not willing to degrade my lovely tart with artificial strawberry flavour and colouring.

#9 Mousky

Posted 21 December 2012 - 04:31 PM

Do you have any geletin? You could make a sugar syrup and add geletin then glaze with that.




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