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5 from 3 votes

Drunken Monkey Jam

A delicious caramelized banana jam spiked with a hint of rum!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Jam, Jelly, Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Servings: 8 oz
Calories: 1208kcal


  • 3-4 large ripe bananas
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 2 Tbs rum


  • In bowl chop up your bananas and drizzle with lime juice, set aside.
  • In sauce pan over medium-high heat disolve your sugars in water and bring to a small boil.
  • Add your bananas, vanilla, cinnamon and rum.
  • Reduce heat and simmer for about 30 minutes, mashing bananas as they get softer.
  • Mixture should thicken up quite a bit where it is no longer runny.
  • Once thickened pour into jar and refrigerate.
  • Mix will thicken longer as it cools.


Calories: 1208kcal | Carbohydrates: 291g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 46mg | Potassium: 1414mg | Fiber: 11g | Sugar: 250g | Vitamin A: 225IU | Vitamin C: 30.8mg | Calcium: 135mg | Iron: 1.9mg