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What are your favorite recipes using fresh currants?

I've used them in various jams and jellies... anything else I should try?

asked by Jennifer St Clair 6 months ago

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PieceOfLayerCake

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added 6 months ago

They work well in pretty much any recipe you can use a cranberry or blueberry in, I find. Instead of traditional dried currants in scones, try using fresh currants. I have a blueberry scone recipe in my profile that you could substitute currants in.

You could also make a compote with currants and possibly some fresh orange and spoon it over grilled pork or duck.

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Nancy

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added 6 months ago

Also dairy dishes where you would mix in fruit...yogurt, ice cream, etc. See which color(s) you like best ...white, red, black...and if you want to add a bit of sugar.

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added 6 months ago

We make German-style cakes and tarts with currants, as well as rote grutze which is a summer treat reminiscent of a jello-y dessert with a pudding component. You can google for recipes - mine are currently boxed up during our renovations, but many I got off the web anyway.

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BerryBaby

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added 6 months ago

Muffins, coffee cakes.

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