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Over Ripe Bananas? Here’s the Perfect Banana Jam Recipe

I stumbled across this Banana Jam recipe from The Framed Cooks. Thank you for the share as it’s now one of my favourites! I was on the hunt to try something different with over ripe bananas; I would usually create a banana smoothie, bake a loaf of banana bread, bake a banana cake, or simply dice them up and add them to my breakfast to prevent them from making their way to the bin. If you’re looking for something different, look no further and try making Banana Jam. What do you need? Ingredients 3 ripe bananas Lemon juice from one lemon 1/2 cup brown sugar 3 tablespoons butter 1-2 teaspoons cinnamon 1 teaspoon of vanilla essence Banana Jam steps: Mash the bananas and put in a small saucepan with the lemon juice, sugar and butter. Bring it to a simmer over medium heat and then turn to low. Simmer for 20-minutes, stirring every five minutes or so. Turn off the heat and let it cool until it’s just cool enough to taste. Add the cinnamon …

The best Lemon Meringue Pie recipe

One of my all time favourites, lemon meringue pie – this is a must to try making. The recipe was shared by my mother-in-law sourced from The Australian Women’s Weekly. I’ve since made a few modifications to the original, updated now below. What do you need to make a lemon meringue pie? Pastry ingredients: White Wings Bakeo Biscuit Base Mix 4 tablespoons of butter or margarine spread 1 baking sheet of paper 20 or 23cm loose base tart/flan/quiche pan Lemon and meringue ingredients: 1/2 cup (75g) cornflour 1 cup (220g) caster sugar 1/2 cup (125ml) lemon juice 1 1/4 cups (310ml) water 2 teaspoons finely grated lemon rind 60g unsalted butter, chopped 3 eggs – separate the yolks from the egg whites 1/4 cup (55g) caster sugar, extra (to add to the egg whites for the meringue) Pastry steps: Prepare the White Wings Bakeo Biscuit Base. Melt the 4 tablespoons of butter or margarine spread. Place the biscuit base mix in a mixing bowl and add the melted 4 tablespoons of butter or margarine spread and mix thoroughly with a …