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Banana Jam

Banana Jam

Bananas and maraschino cherries pair up in this tasty Banana Jam that is delicious on toast and bagels.


3 cups mashed bananas
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1/3 cup maraschino cherries
6-1/2 cups sugar
1 (6 ounce) Certo Pectin


Combine first 4 ingredients in large kettle.

Stir constantly and bring to a rolling boil over high heat.

Boil hard for 1 minute, stirring constantly.

Remove from heat and stir in Certo.

Pour into hot jelly jars and seal.

Serving suggestion

Spoon your fresh Banana Jam on a warmed, whole grain toasted bagel and top with a sprinkle of cinnamon.

Nutrition Information

Recipe makes 8 cups.

Banana Slicing Tip

Pro-chefs swear this is true so here goes! If you slice a banana with a sterling silver knife they will not darken as fast.

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