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I am making this yule log for christmas which requires pectin NH for the glaze. Can I use any other normal pectin instead of the pectin NH and have the same glossy finish?

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See related: cooking.stackexchange.com/questions/24205/… –  Jolenealaska Dec 21 '13 at 11:20

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No, you can't.

Different pectins set under different conditions. Some require calcium, others require a high percentage of sugar. All have their own optimal pH range.

When a recipe is optimised for one type of pectin, other types won't set properly. Normally, you cannot substitute in any direction.

The linked question from Jolenealaska's comment provides further information.

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