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Banana and butterscotch jam

2010-12-09 12:06:51

Makes: 250 – 300 ml
Difficulty level: Easy
Time: 15 mins plus 2 hours for setting


90ml ( cup) butter
180ml (¾ cup) brown sugar
180ml (¾ cup) fresh cream
seeds of ½ a vanilla pod
3 bananas, peeled and sliced 


  1. Warm the butter and sugar in a saucepan, stirring until the sugar dissolves and the mixture bubbles.
  2. Add the cream and simmer gently, stirring until the mixture is golden and slightly thickened, for about  5 – 7 minutes.
  3. Stir in the vanilla and banana and blend with a hand-held mixer. Place in an airtight sterilised jar and refrigerate for 2 hours before using. Serve on toast or with scones, and use within 3 days of opening.




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