Blushing Peach Banana Jam

Recipe by kdp4640
READY IN: 50mins


  • 3 14
    cups peaches, ripe peeled and mashed (roughly 2 pounds)
  • 1
    cup banana, ripe and mashed (about 3 medium sized)
  • 12
    cup maraschino cherry, drained and diced
  • 2
    tablespoons lemon juice
  • 6
    cups sugar
  • 1
    (1 3/4 ounce) package dry pectin


  • Mix peaches, bananas, cherries, and lemon juice into a large saucepan.
  • Mix pectin into fruit in pan.
  • Stir and cook over high heat until mixture comes to a full rolling boil (one that can't be stirred down).
  • Add and stir in the sugar.
  • Bring to a full rolling boil once again.
  • Stir constantly and boil. Boil rapidly for one minute.
  • Remove from heat.
  • Skim off foam.
  • Stir and skim for about 5 minutes allowing mixture to cool slightly and prevent floating fruit.
  • Ladle into sterilized canning jars, leaving 1/4 inch headspace.
  • Make sure jar rims are clean and cover with two piece metal lids and rings.
  • Hot water bath for 5 minutes.