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Hoosier Hill Farm Instant Clear Jel, 1.5 Lbs.

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Instant Clear Jel is an amazing food starch that thickens foods instantly without cooking. Use it in cold drinks and pie fillings. It is recommended that Instant Clear Jel be thoroughly blended with sugar or other dry ingredients before it is added to liquids in order to prevent lumping and to insure smoothness. The presence of sugar acts to control the rate of the hydration of the starch.

Instant Clear Jel will begin to swell or thicken as soon as it is added to water, milk or juices; it will impart a smooth, short texture when fully hydrated. The viscosity will increase slightly upon heating. It has excellent heat and acid resistance and can be used in acid containing foods and in those applications where heating is required.

Instant Clear Jel also has good cold temperature storage stability making it particularly well suited for refrigerated and frozen foods. Store in a cool, dry place. We do not recommend refrigeration or freezing.

For One Pie: Combine 3 Tablespoons Instant Clearjel with 1/2 Cup sugar. Add 1 cup water or fruit juice and combine with enough fruit for one pie. Add food coloring if desired. Chill and serve.

- Use when preparing apple or other fruit pie filling.

- Mix with yogurt for instant Greek yogurt..

- Use in canning and to make jams and jellies.

- Use in place of cornstarch or flour for thickening soups, stews, gravies.

Shelf Life: 22-24 Months



Whipped Cream

One Pint whipping cream
½- ¾ cup confectioner’s sugar
1 tsp Hoosier Hill Farm Instant Clear Jel
1 tsp vanilla

Whip the cream until soft peaks form

In separate bowl whisk together the confectioners' sugar and Instant ClearJel. The ClearJel must be mixed in the confectioner’s sugar before adding or it will lump up. Add to the whipped cream and beat until the cream is stiff, add vanilla and stir.



Instant Berry Glaze

1 cup sugar
1/4 heaping cup Hoosier Hill Farm Instant Clear Jel
1 pkg. unsweetened, strawberry Kool-Aid
2 cup water
2 to 3 cup sliced berries, fresh or frozen

Place in large mixing bowl: sugar, clear jel, & Kool-Aid. Stir until dry ingredients are well mixed (prevents lumps when fruit is added). Add water and stir well. Stir in berries. Takes about 10 minutes to set up. Chill and serve
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  • Author: Verified Customer
    This works great for thickening sauces, dressings, stews, soups jellies, etc... Works great, but beware on using too much. Add a little at a time. A little goes a long way.
  • Author: Verified Customer
    I made fresh strawberry freezer jam!!Turned out fantastic!!😊
  • Author: Verified Customer
    Clear Jel is great for canning fruit. Love it.
  • Author: Verified Customer
    Worked great for my apple jam
  • Author: Verified Customer
    I use this too for my Instant vanilla pudding mix.
  • Author: Verified Customer
    Wonderful stuff, fixes jams and sauces that turned out thin and can be added individually to portions for my griping friend who insists on "thicker!"
  • Author: Verified Customer
    I use a lot of Clear Jel, both the instant and the cook type for various pies I create. The instant is a wonderful product for your fruit fillings. Simply blend Clear Jel with the sugar and add to your fresh fruit. The amount you use will depend on whatever fruit you are using, I usually use 2 1/2-3 Tbs for apple filling and up to 5 Tbs for other fillings such as blackberry, strawberry etc, you'll need to experiment to get the firmness in the filling you desire. If you find your filling is too stiff, add a bit of water and fold it in to get the consistency you desire. The cook type is fantastic for pastry cream and various other cream fillings. Regular cornstarch can breakdown and get watery, Clearjel doesnt. Another great quality of cook type Clearjel is that what you see is what you get, that thickness you get on the stove is the same thickness you'll get after refrigeration. In fact, once it reaches it's thickened state while cooking, your done so you wont have the worry of overcooking your filling. I've used Hoosier Hill Farms Clearjel in the past and have always been more than pleased with the quality of their products. I consider their 1 1/2 lb container a great value and with the plastic jug I don't need to provide a container ( I purchased a LOT of containers for various ingredients). I highly recommend both these products and I will continue to be a repeat customer.
  • Author: Verified Customer
    Was happy with this product.
  • Author: Verified Customer
    This stuff is amazing, wouldn't can pie filling without it.
  • Author: Verified Customer
    I purchased the Hoosier Hill Farm Instant clear gel for use in canning of apples as pie filling. I have a canning recipe for fruit pie and cobbler filling that called for Clear Jel. What a great product! Very easy to use when mixed with the dry ingredients. Also great for making your own strawberry gel for pies. Doesn't take a lot so bottle last a while (depending on your canning needs) I really love this stuff, has helped me to can many jars of pie and cobbler filling. A+
  • Author: Verified Customer
    I love this stuff for canning peaches
  • Author: Verified Customer
    works like a charm
  • Author: Verified Customer
    Very pleasantly surprised by this product. Made the best blueberry pie ever.
  • Author: Verified Customer
    Bought this to thicken up some home-made yogurt. I experimented with amounts of sugar to mix it with so that it doesn't clump, and have had no problems with a 1:1 ratio (2.5 tbsp of Clearjel and 2.5 tbsp of sugar to a quart of yogurt).
  • Author: Verified Customer
    While I didn't mean to order instant Clear Jel, it is working out quite well. I am pleased with the purchase.
  • Author: Verified Customer
    As described
  • Author: Verified Customer
    It's a great product. Use it in place of cornstarch for thickening, and it works so much better.
  • Author: Verified Customer
    Packaging was perfect and the product was sealed and fresh. Very pleased and will be ordering again.
  • Author: Verified Customer
    This clear gel is excellent and made great pie filling!! It thickens very fast and needs a bit more water than expected, but it was great!
  • Author: Verified Customer
    This Clear Jel is great stuff! There don't seem to be a lot of recipes on how to use it well in various ways so I've been experimenting with both this Instant Clear Jel and the one that requires cooking. Of the 2 - I like this one the best as you can determine the thickness of the final product instantly. I don't can foods, but I do make Berry Pies and this is absolutely perfect for making pies. You have to adjust the amount you use to the "type" of fruit, Fresh or Frozen fruit, the amount of fruit and the ripeness of the fruit as some fruits produce more juice than others -- but it's now my go-to thickener for berry pies. I particularly like its texture - and you can instantly make it as thick or thin as you want. BEST - you don't have to cook it. Wonderful blackberry pie!!! I first precook my own homemade pie shell - let it cool. Once the shell is cool, I sweeten fresh or frozen blackberries (I prefer frozen) with Sugar till thawed and juicy - about an hour. Then I add (1 T at a time) the Clear Jel to the Berry/Juice/Sugar Mixture and gently stir it. It thickens up immediately - no cooking. For a firm set pie (doesn't run) I use the full 3 T of Clear Jel for Berries that fill of the 9.5" pie shell. If you want it thinner, somewhat juicier or more runny, just add less till it's the texture you like. It holds up wonderfully in the Refrigerator as well.
  • Author: Verified Customer
    Great product.
  • Author: Verified Customer
    Great for canning salsa!
  • Author: Verified Customer
    Very good quality at a very good price
  • Author: Verified Customer
    Make some fantastic apple pie filling to can. Holds up to max heating with canning and cooking. Neighbors raved about my apple pie filling. Had to make pints, too, so some could eat it straight while others cooked it in pies.
  • Author: Verified Customer
    I use this for making my own instant pudding. Far better than any thickener I have tried.
  • Author: Verified Customer
    This Clear Jel worked really well for my canning of Apple pie filling.
  • Author: Verified Customer
    Exactly what I needed
  • Author: Verified Customer
    Works well .Arrived even earlier than expected
  • Author: Verified Customer
    The Hoosier Hill Instant Clear Jel works perfectly. Finally found something that keeps fruit fillings from flooding pies and cakes into mush. We have a huge crop of raspberries from August to December so pies, upside down cakes, crumbles, buckles, raspberry sauce, you name it these things are being made daily. This Instant Clear Jel works cold, or baked. The directions are accurate and right on the jar. It also allows the berries to stay whole and it means the pie filling is ready as soon as the crust is baked. I will be keeping this item in my pantry from now on.
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