Banana & Rum Jam

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banana and rum jam
  • 8Servings


  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 6 bananas
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • Pinch salt
  • 2 teaspoons dark rum


Boil 1/2 cup water and sugar in small pot, stirring, until sugar dissolves. Mash bananas with lime juice, vanilla and salt, then stir into syrup. Simmer, stirring, 20 minutes, adding rum in last 5 minutes. Cool, transfer to jars and chill. Spoon over ice cream or use as a crepe filling.