Total Time
Prep 25 mins
Cook 5 mins

Sounds weird ........ but the kids will love it and its SO EASY!! The number of jars made will vary according to their size.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 cups crushed strawberries (about 1 qt)
  • 12 cup mashed banana (about 2 bananas)
  • 4 cups sugar
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons chocolate syrup
  • 34 cup water
  • 1 box sure.jell fruit pectin


  1. Mix exactly 2 cups crushed strawberries and 1/2 cup mashed bananas in large bowl.
  2. Stir in sugar and lemon juice; let stand 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  3. Add chocolate syrup; mix well.
  4. Mix water and pectin in small saucepan.
  5. Bring to boil on high heat, stirring constantly.
  6. Continue boiling and stirring 1 minute.
  7. Add to fruit mixture; stir 3 minutes or until sugar is dissolved and no longer grainy.
  8. (A few sugar crystals may remain.) Fill clean plastic containers immediately to within 1/2 inch of tops.
  9. Wipe off top edges of containers; immediately cover with lids.
  10. Let stand at room temperature 24 hours.
  11. Jam is now ready to use.
  12. Store in refrigerator up to 3 weeks or freeze extra containers up to 1 year.
  13. Thaw in refrigerator before using.
Most Helpful

we can't keep enough on hand. the whole family loves it

Kory September 12, 2003

Absolutely delicious jam! The color is fantastic. It is so easy to make. I entered this in a county fair and won second place! Thanks for sharing the recipe!! My husband and kids devour this jam in no time!

shylohbear16 June 21, 2013

I loved this. Making it was a breeze. I'm wondering if I could get away with a few marachino cherries chopped up in it next time...

Classy Canuck May 09, 2009