3 cups prepared fruit (about 9 fully ripe medium bananas)
1/2 cup fresh lemon juice
1 tsp. produce protector (optional)
5 cups sugar
1/2 tsp. margarine
1 pouch CERTO Fruit Pectin
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Let's Make It
Boil jars on rack in large pot filled with water 10 minutes. Place flat lids in saucepan with water. Bring to boil. Remove from heat. Let jars and lids stand in hot water until ready to fill. Drain well before filling.
Mash bananas thoroughly. Measure 3 cups into 6- or 8-quart saucepot. Stir in lemon juice. Add fruit protector, if desired.
Mix sugar thoroughly into fruit in saucepot. Add margarine. Bring mixture to full rolling boil on high heat, stirring constantly. Quickly stir in fruit pectin. Return to full rolling boil and boil exactly 1 minute, stirring constantly. Remove from heat. Skim off any foam with metal spoon.
Ladle quickly into prepared jars, filling to within 1/8 inch of tops. Wipe jar rims and threads. Cover with two-piece lids. Screw bands tightly. *Invert jars 5 minutes, then turn upright. After jars are cool, check seals.
*Or follow water bath method recommended by USDA.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0g
Saturated Fat 0g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 11g
Dietary Fibers 0g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
7 (1-cup) jars
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.