Thicker Pie Filling/jam

Baking By Crazy-4-Cakes Updated 18 Jun 2014 , 6:03pm by -K8memphis

Crazy-4-Cakes Posted 18 Jun 2014 , 3:30pm
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I had a petit four the other day from a fine French Bakery in NC. The raspberry filling was very thick compared to the usual pie filling or jam that I have used in the past. I was looking to see if anyone had any recipes for fruit fillings that are thicker than the norm. I have an upcoming order for "pie pops" and the filling concerns me??!!

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-K8memphis Posted 18 Jun 2014 , 4:10pm
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i take 1-2 peeled cored granny smith or other real tart apples* and a fresh or frozen berry mixture of just strawberries, or strawberries plus whatever combination of raspberries, blackberries and blueberries cook them down without water, minimal sugar and some lemon juice until i could sieve it -- so do that removing all the seeds--cook it again until it is as thick as i want--you can test it by placing a dollop on a saucer--and set the saucer on a slant and if it weeps--it's not ready


* pectin

Crazy-4-Cakes Posted 18 Jun 2014 , 5:47pm
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Thank you K8memphis. I will give that a try!

-K8memphis Posted 18 Jun 2014 , 6:03pm
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and i mean you need to let it sit slanted for a few minutes of course to see it it weeps--15-20 minutes or so-


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