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Banana Butter

No recipe image available.This banana butter with chopped cherries is delicious served as topping on ice cream or as a spread with scones or warm buttermilk biscuits.

Recipe Ingredients:

3 cups mashed banana (about 10 bananas)
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1/3 cup finely chopped cherries (optional)
6 1/2 cups granulated sugar
1 bottle liquid fruit pectin
Paraffin wax

Cooking Directions:

  1. In a large saucepan combine mashed bananas, lemon and cherries. Add sugar to fruit mixture; mix well. Bring to full rolling boil over medium-high heat and boil hard for one minute,stirring constantly.
  2. Remove from heat. Immediately stir in the liquid fruit pectin. Ladle into sterilized canning jars. Cover at once with 1/8-inch hot, melted paraffin wax.

Makes about 9 pints.