Is Strawberry Jam Ok On A Fruit Cake?

Decorating By josiejoe Updated 19 Nov 2011 , 9:47pm by sweetooth0510

josiejoe Posted 19 Nov 2011 , 8:08pm
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i made a christmas cake and decorated it last week as i know that fruit cakes last for ever (well almost lol) . . . . . i used strawberry jam to stick the marzipan to the cake and now i cant get out of my head that it might go mouldy icon_sad.gif because it cant go in the fridge now its decorated. will it be ok?

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Dayti Posted 19 Nov 2011 , 8:17pm
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I think you will be fine, I can't see that strawberry would be any more risky than apricot jam which is what one would normally use for fruitcake. Now the marzipan is on it the air can't get to the jam anyway.

JanH Posted 19 Nov 2011 , 8:22pm
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How to make and use apricot or strawberry fruitcake glaze:


sweetooth0510 Posted 19 Nov 2011 , 9:47pm
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Any jam is fine. My Mum (and now me) have been using jam to stick the icing to our christmas cakes for years ... with no ill effects. xx

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