Banana Butter



1 batches



3 cups mashed bananas
1/4 cup lemon juice
6-1/2 cup sugar
1 bottle (6 oz.) liquid pectin


Thoroughly mash bananas. Measure 3 cups bananas into a large saucepan. Add lemon juice and sugar; mix well. Bring to a hard rolling boil; boil hard one minute, stirring constantly. Remove from heat; quickly stir in pectin. Ladle into clean, hot jars. Seal.

Author's Comments

I have added 2 drops of yellow food coloring to a batch. It is good as a sauce on ice cream.

I found this recipe in a farm magazine many years ago. It is a good way to use over-ripe bananas. It is a nice addition to a gift basket with a half dozen bran muffins.

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Emily reviewed Banana Butter on August 27, 2002

Great recipe! Thanks!