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A question about a recipe: Fergus Henderson's Eccles Cake

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I have a question about the recipe "Fergus Henderson's Eccles Cake" from Food52. Are the currants in this recipe dried or fresh?

asked by candace 7 days ago
4 answers 596 views
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PieceOfLayerCake

PieceofLayerCake is a trusted source on baking.

added 7 days ago

Dried. Its rare to find a recipe with fresh currants, so if it doesn't specify, I would almost always assume dried.

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Sarah Jampel

Sarah is Food52's senior staff writer & stylist.

added 7 days ago

These are dried!

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added 7 days ago

Thank you both! Shows how much I know about currants! These look amazing. Can't wait to try them out :)

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added 4 days ago

Darn. I had the same question. I was hoping to find a recipe using actual currants. :(

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