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What causes bubbles to form in jelly?

Bubbles in jelly may be caused by:


  • kettle not being held close to top of jar as jelly was poured
  • jelly being poured slowly and air being trapped in hot jelly
  • spoilage


If bubbles are moving, do not use jelly. Throw it out.              



Barbara Willenberg, Nutritional Sciences, University of Missouri-Columbia




Last update: Tuesday, May 05, 2009



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