Take advantage of the ripe bananas left in your fruit bowl and prepare a delicious jelly for a snack. Check out how easy it is to do. In the recipe tips there is another unmissable suggestion! Enjoy!


  • 1 and ½ dozen large, ripe bananas, cut into slices
  • 4 cups of sugar (tea)
  • ½ cup lemon juice
  • ½ cup orange juice
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts (or Brazil nuts)
  • Yellow gel food coloring drops

Preparation Mode

  1. Prepare canning jars with a capacity of half a liter each.
  2. Over medium heat, stirring constantly for 10 minutes, cook the bananas with the sugar, lemon and orange juices.
  3. Reduce heat and add walnuts and coloring.
  4. Cook, stirring occasionally, until the mixture thickens and starts to bubble (for about 5 minutes).
  5. Pour immediately into hot, sterilized jars.
  6. Fill them leaving a space of half a centimeter on the surface.
  7. Close them tightly and turn them upside down for a few seconds.
  8. Let them cool standing up.

Mom Tips

In hot and humid climates, before storing preserves and jellies, boil them in a bain-marie for 5 minutes.

Approximate yield of 4 or 5 glasses of ½ liter each.

Serve the jelly as a snack, with bread, toast or biscuits.

See also the pepper jelly recipe.

Source: https://www.receitasdemae.com.br/receitas/geleia-de-banana/

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