If you like apple butter, try this version usingbananas, cherries, and golden raisins. Use as acondiment for chicken and pork or as a spread on toast, breads, and biscuits.
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
- 3 cups (about 10 medium) mashed bananas
- 1/4 cup lemon juice
- 1/4 cup finely chopped maraschino cherries
- 1/4 cup chopped small golden raisins
- 6-1/2 cups sugar
- 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 1/4 teaspoon fresh-ground nutmeg
- 1 bottle (6 ounces) liquid pectin
Ladle banana butter into sterilized hot jars and seal in a water bath for 5 minutes or according to manufacturer’s manual.
Yield: about 9 pints