You’ll never go back to the same topping after you have tried it.
Banana butter is a great way to enjoy your bananas in jam form. This recipe uses bananas to make the base. The warm flavors of cinnamon and bourbon are added to create the perfect topping for any dish.
Banana butter can be used on peanut butter sandwiches, chocolate ice cream, and plain toast. This sweet and complex flavor will enhance a wide variety of foods.
Makes 4 pints
15m prep time
5m cook time
2 lbs bananas
1/3 cup lemon juice
1/2 cup brown sugar
2 Tablespoons bourbon (or bourbon flavor extract)
2 Tablespoons vanilla extract
1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
1/8 teaspoon allspice
Peel bananas and break them up or slice them. Place banana chunks into blender or food processor.
Add lemon juice and sugar and pulse until a chunky purée forms. Transfer purée to a saucepan and bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring constantly. Do not allow purée to scorch.
Remove from heat and add bourbon, vanilla, cinnamon, and allspice. Pour into clean glass jars and store in refrigerator.
Consume within 2 weeks.