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“Sounds weird ........ but the kids will love it and its SO EASY!! The number of jars made will vary according to their size.”
6 jars

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 cups crushed strawberries (about 1 qt)
  • 12 cup mashed banana (about 2 bananas)
  • 4 cups sugar
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons chocolate syrup
  • 34 cup water
  • 1 box sure.jell fruit pectin


  1. Mix exactly 2 cups crushed strawberries and 1/2 cup mashed bananas in large bowl.
  2. Stir in sugar and lemon juice; let stand 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  3. Add chocolate syrup; mix well.
  4. Mix water and pectin in small saucepan.
  5. Bring to boil on high heat, stirring constantly.
  6. Continue boiling and stirring 1 minute.
  7. Add to fruit mixture; stir 3 minutes or until sugar is dissolved and no longer grainy.
  8. (A few sugar crystals may remain.) Fill clean plastic containers immediately to within 1/2 inch of tops.
  9. Wipe off top edges of containers; immediately cover with lids.
  10. Let stand at room temperature 24 hours.
  11. Jam is now ready to use.
  12. Store in refrigerator up to 3 weeks or freeze extra containers up to 1 year.
  13. Thaw in refrigerator before using.

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