Banana Mango Jam

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Introduction: Banana Mango Jam

About: I'm a Mum, an adventure guide, a radio tech, an avid inventor of cardboard box/toilet roll style fun, with the occasional grownup thing thrown in too.

Want to enjoy your favorite summer fruits all year round?

This easy to make Mango and Banana Jam is perfect for that, and because the Ph is below 4.6 it can be easily canned to enjoyed year round.

Step 1: Ingredients & Equiptment

Ingredients

  • Mango
  • Banana
  • Lemon
  • Jam Sugar

Equipment

  • Knife
  • Chopping board
  • Scales
  • Pot
  • Spoon
  • Stove
  • Jars

Quantities:

To make 1 jar

  • 1 mango
  • 2 bannanas
  • 1/4 a lemon
  • equal parts fruit and jam sugar (370g)

This can be scaled up for example you could use 5 mangoes, 10 bananas, 1 lemon, and approximately 2kg jam sugar.

If you can not find Jam Sugar you can use Pectin and Sugar instead.

Step 2: Cut Fruit

Cut the mangoes and bananas up as small as you can. It should almost be mashed.

Step 3: Weigh Ingredients

Zero your scales with the pot on it. Weigh your fruit and remember the number. Add Jam sugar until you get to double the weight of the fruit.

Or Zero your scales again and add the same weight in Jam sugar.

Step 4: Boil and Stir

Bring to boil. Once the boil won't stir out, stir while boiling for 5 minutes.

Squeeze the quarter lemon in and make sure it is mixed through.

Step 5: Bottle

Bottle it. When it is cool, It can be refrigerated and eaten soon, or canned to last all year.

It's now ready to eat.

Enjoy!

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