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Strawberry and Banana Jam

From: andrew cooke <andrew@...>

Date: Sat, 6 Feb 2016 19:34:12 -0300

Last jam for a while - out of jars and the freezer (because I am not
sure they're really sterile) is full.


680g of bananas (just over 1kg bought - didn't realise the skins
weighed so much) and 740g of strawberrys roughly mashed with a
"stabby" liquidiser thing.  Plus 1.180kg more of whole strawberries
(total strawberry 1.920kg; total fruit 2.600kg, originally planned
3kg), juice of 3 lemons, 2kg of white sugar.

Slowly heated to boiling.  Realised I am boiling less than "rolling
boil".  Not sure if it matters, but staying with it as it is what I am
used to.  Around 1h30m after boiling starts, starts to transition to
gloopier mix (first spatter out of pan).  Continued to about 1h45m -
mouth feel on cold spoon fine (but then so was peach - this was
bubbling in a more gloopy manner).

Some fruit chunks were left as blobs.  Consistency when cold appears
to be pretty much perfect.  Can definitely taste the bananas.
Produces 3 big jars and one small (about 3.3kg I guess).

Taste is strawberry with an extra something.  Pualina says there's a
banana after-taste.  I think if you didn't know, you might think it
was lemon.

Andrew

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