When life gives you blackcurrants, make shortbread bars! These shortbread bars have a buttery crispy crust and a tart, but sweet, blackcurrant spread to create a perfect bar.

Fresh Black Currant Shortbread Bars

When life gives you blackcurrants, make shortbread bars! These shortbread bars have a buttery crispy crust and a tart, but sweet, blackcurrant spread to create a perfect bar. With a similar taste t…

Black Currant 'Titania' Black Currant 'Titania' (Ribes Rubrum) are low-maintenance plants that are undemanding as to soil type, so they can be grown in any garden. Nothing is tastier than freshly picked currants in summer. They are so healthy and nutritious. The currants can be harvested in July. Height supplied 30-40 cm.

Black Currant 'Titania' Black Currant 'Titania' (Ribes Rubrum) are low-maintenance plants that are undemanding as to soil type, so they can be grown in any garden

Lavender Black Currant & Vanilla Bean Rose Homemade Marshmallows by Eva Kosmas Flores | Adventures in Cooking

Homemade Lavender Black Currant & Vanilla Bean Rose Marshmallows

Surprise the fam with this Cheesecake made with cottage cheese and Greek yogurt. It’s much higher in protein than a classic cheesecake, but you’ll never be able to taste the difference. Serve it with black currant jam for a beautiful sweet tang!

Cheesecake made with cottage cheese and Greek yogurt. No flour needed, use coconut oil instead of butter, stevia instead of sugar and make your own base with oat flour +coconut flour+coconut oil+pinch salt and sweetener😉

Crisp-Chewy Fruity Cookie Squares - Buttery, sugary and filled with plump black currants and lemon zest. | Pebbly Beach Fruit Squares - Instead of black currants, use another type of moist dried fruit (one kind or a combination); such as dark or golden raisins; dried sour cherries; dried cranberries; coarsely chopped dates; dried apricots, or prunes; finely chopped candied ginger.

Crisp-Chewy Fruity Cookie Squares~ Buttery, sugary and filled with plump black currants and lemon zest.

Homemade Blackcurrant Curd. A great alternative to citrus fruit curd and a fabulous was to use up a glut of blackcurrants. Tasty, easy and beautiful blackcurrant curd.

A great alternative to citrus fruit curd and a fabulous was to use up a glut of blackcurrants. Tasty, easy and beautiful blackcurrant curd.

Purple Kale, Aubergine and Blackberry Salad

This is such a beautifully vibrant photo! All of the dark purples and blacks blend together over the dark background, and the bright pinks and greens revive it all.

Blackcurrant vodka - great idea for using some of the black currants from the allotment

Blackcurrant vodka - great idea for using some of the black currants from the allotment

Black currant bonbon filled with marshmallows and pâte de fruit of currant and lemon ganache. Photo by @davidback1975.

Bonbons by JN Chocolate - black currant bonbon filled with marchmallows and pate a fruit of currant and lemon ganache. Photo by David Back

How to Make Your Own Black Currant Juice Concentrate | Creative Pink Butterfly

How to Make Your Own Black Currant Juice Concentrate

Black Currant Macarons - Sink your teeth into something fruity this summer with this super-chewy sweet!

Recipe for black currant macarons

Sink your teeth into something fruity this summer with this super-chewy sweet! It’ll provide a “berry good” dessert neither kids nor adults will be able to resist. Get the recipe, only at Babble!

Deep Dish Black Currant Pie from The English Kitchen

Blackcurrants:The English Kitchen: Deep Dish Black Currant Pie I do a similar one with a lattice top and some lemon juice in the filling. Another recipe adds mint leaves. Very juicy so use a pie dish that won't leak.

Black currants have twice the antioxidants of blueberries, double the vitamin C of oranges, and double the potassium of bananas, among other health virtues.  Zones 4-7.

FOOD FOREST - Black currants have twice the antioxidants of blueberries, double the vitamin C of oranges, and double the potassium of bananas, among other health virtues.

Ideas on delicious ways to use blackcurrants with links to simple and tasty recipes.

7 Ways to Use Blackcurrants: Recipes and Resources

An underappreciated berry, blackcurrants offer deep flavour and plenty of nutrition. Here are familiar and unexpected ways to use currants this season.

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