Ultimate Banana Jam
- Ready In:
- 4 cups bananas, peeled and ripe
- 6 1⁄2 tablespoons lemon juice
- 3 ounces pectin
- 6 cups sugar
- 3⁄4 cup unsalted butter
- Combine bananas, lemon juice and 3 cups sugar in a pan and let stand 1 hour.
- After 1 hr, add remaining sugar and place pan over medium-high heat; stirring constantly until sugar is dissolved.
- Bring mix to a boil for two minutes.
- Remove pan from flame and skim off any foam.
- Place pan over heat again for 1 minute.
- Again, remove and skim off foam.
- Add butter and bring mix to a boil again.
- Add pectin and stir constantly.
- Boil 1 minute.
- Skim off foam.
- Allow jam to cool for 7 min before adding to canning jars.
- Wipe jar edges with a clean cloth, place lids and screw on bands fingertip-tight.
- Close jars and process in a boiling water bath for 10 min to create seal.
- Remove from water and place on a cloth-protected counter to cool undisturbed for 24 hours.
- Check for seal; re-process unsealed jars or refrigerate and use first.
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