The very best in cooking starches for home-canned pie fillings and other bakery products. Unlike other starches, it retains a smooth consistency during heat processing. It is also great for sauces and gravies or any food in which a smooth, short stable texture is desired. Compared to cornstarch, ClearJel starch has less or no aftertaste, the thickened juices are smooth and clear, and foods thickened with ClearJel may be frozen.
Note: this product is standard -- not Instant -- ClearJel. Standard ClearJel is suitable for use in home canning where the products will later be baked, cooked, or heated. In contrast, instant ClearJel is not suitable for use in home canning where the products will later be baked, cooked, or heated.