Ask a Question
Notify Me On Question Update
Email this Question
I made an apple pumpkin butter and processed it as instructed for 10 minutes in a water bath. There are air bubbles that appeared after processing. The lids have sealed and there were no other problems. Should it still be safe to store and eat?
Rate This FAQ
First, we do not have an approved apple and pumpkin butter recipe I am aware of. So, providing the acid level is safe, then the recipe will be safe to eat.
Here is the safe apple butter recipe: http://www.uga.edu/nchfp/how/can_02/apple_butter.html.
The pulp in some fruits will trap air bubbles. Only long processing times can remove them. The 10 minute time is safe and the air bubbles are okay.
Submit Your Suggestion
Other Questions In This Topic
- I left a pot of soup out after dinner last night; I went to bed and forgot about it. Is it safe to eat if I boil the soup really hard for a long time?
- Do you have tips on cooking for one?
- Do you have tips to help prevent dehydration?
- Do you have tips for safe home canning of tomatoes and salsa?
- Will you please send me a recipe for pesto?
- Is it safe to store food in their cans in the refrigerator?
- What is being done to promote healthy eating in schools?
- How many tomatoes, potatoes, etc. in a pound?