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“beautiful, tropical, and delicious!!! a friend helped me find this recipe off the net. cooking time does not include time for water to boil in water bath canner.”
8 half pints

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 768.91 ml peaches, ripe peeled and mashed (roughly 2 pounds)
  • 236.59 ml banana, ripe and mashed (about 3 medium sized)
  • 118.29 ml maraschino cherry, drained and diced
  • 29.58 ml lemon juice
  • 1419.54 ml sugar
  • 49.61 g package dry pectin


  1. Mix peaches, bananas, cherries, and lemon juice into a large saucepan.
  2. Mix pectin into fruit in pan.
  3. Stir and cook over high heat until mixture comes to a full rolling boil (one that can't be stirred down).
  4. Add and stir in the sugar.
  5. Bring to a full rolling boil once again.
  6. Stir constantly and boil. Boil rapidly for one minute.
  7. Remove from heat.
  8. Skim off foam.
  9. Stir and skim for about 5 minutes allowing mixture to cool slightly and prevent floating fruit.
  10. Ladle into sterilized canning jars, leaving 1/4 inch headspace.
  11. Make sure jar rims are clean and cover with two piece metal lids and rings.
  12. Hot water bath for 5 minutes.

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