Strawberry Filling

Decorating By momdalejr Updated 8 Dec 2008 , 2:33am by tracey1970

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momdalejr Posted 7 Dec 2008 , 8:15pm
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Can you use strawberry and or raspberry jelly straight out of the jar for a filling??? Thank you ..... Brenda

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bizatchgirl Posted 7 Dec 2008 , 8:35pm
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I've used it on top of buttercream for a filling, but never plain. It is kind of slippery and oozy.

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diane706 Posted 7 Dec 2008 , 8:42pm
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Yes! Smuckers Simply Fruit- Red Raspberry (Seedless!) Everybody loves it. I also use Polaner All Fruit.

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icer101 Posted 7 Dec 2008 , 8:47pm
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yes you can..... i have done this for years... right from the jar. seedless raspberry jam.... i put it on the cake layer.. use a small sharp pointed knife.. poke little holes first.. then spread the jam.. then put some of my buttercream on top of that.. makes the cake layer moist... very good...

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momdalejr Posted 7 Dec 2008 , 8:48pm
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Do you put the bc on the cake first or the jelly,,, that is what i was planning to do, buttercream filling with a touch of strawberry..l. thank you

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momdalejr Posted 7 Dec 2008 , 8:50pm
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thank you all,,, this will help out...

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bizatchgirl Posted 7 Dec 2008 , 8:53pm
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I was putting my bc first, then my jam. Maybe that's why I have the slipping, oozing problem. I'll have to try icer101's way next time!

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tracey1970 Posted 8 Dec 2008 , 2:33am
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I too have used jam as a filling - both with a buttercream layer on the bottom cake and without. It's been fine either way. I would recomment a good, strong icing dam, though, to help avoid bulging between layers.

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