Does Jam/jelly Filling Require Refrigeration?

Decorating By ClassyCat Updated 24 Aug 2010 , 12:47am by jmr531

ClassyCat Posted 23 Aug 2010 , 11:14pm
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I am filling my final Wilton class 1 cake with Polaner's brand seedless raspberry jam and am wondering if this requires refrigeration? I'll be crumb coating/frosting with crusting buttercream. TIA!! icon_smile.gif

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jmr531 Posted 24 Aug 2010 , 12:03am
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There are some brands of fruit fillings that do not require refrigeration, but Polaner All Fruit does require refrigeration after opening the jar.

ClassyCat Posted 24 Aug 2010 , 12:37am
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Thank you so much jmr531~ I checked your response just in time. I prefer not to refrigerate so I won't use the Polaners. Does anybody know which brand(s) do not require refrigeration? I'd love to know for future reference.

Rose_N_Crantz Posted 24 Aug 2010 , 12:41am
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I heard that the only reason jams and jellies say to refrigerate after opening is because they expect you to use a knife that gets dirty with butter and whatnot to get jam out. The stuff that gets left behind wouldn't mix well with the sugars and spoil or something. But that's just what I've heard.

jmr531 Posted 24 Aug 2010 , 12:47am
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The sleeve fillings do not require refrigeration. Here is a link I picked up from another thread.

http://www.globalsugarart.com/cat.php?cid=841

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