A small seedless raisin produced chiefly in California and in the Levant and used in cookery and confectionery; the small edible acid round fruit or berry of certain wild or cultivated shrubs of the genus Ribes.


  1. Maple-Butternut Squash with Kale and Currants

    The maple syrup and currants add a sweet flavor to complement the bitter kale in this side-dish recipe.

  2. Soft Snickerdoodles

    Adding dried currants , dried cranberries, and peanuts to these cookies adds a new twist to the classic recipe.

  3. Irish Soda Bread

    This low-sodium yeast bread has dried currants and raisins. Enjoy it toasted for breakfast or as a side dish for soups and salads.

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  1. Make-Ahead Baking: Baked Doughnuts

    Mon, 3 Nov 2014

    cinnamon and nutmeg to reinforce the flavors in the dough. That sweet, crunchy blanket gives way to a fluffy, yeasty interior. The currants are little fruity bonuses throughout. I can’t think of a better way to start the weekend.

  2. Picnic-Perfect Curried Chicken Salad

    Tue, 19 May 2015

    the yogurt in the dressing, slight sweetness from apple and currants , and a bit of crunch from cashews. Get the original recipe here ..... published, using cashews instead of the recommended almonds and currants instead of raisins. I also opted to do a mix of yogurt and mayonnaise

  3. Chicken with Honey-Orange Sauce: A Fresh Take on a Familiar Classic

    Mon, 28 Apr 2014

    cinnamon infuses into the subtly sweet orange-wine reduction , the currants soften beautifully, and the flour works to thicken the sauce ever so slightly. I did use currants instead of golden raisins, since I had them on hand, and I added 1/2 teaspoon

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Food Blogs We Love

  1. Inspired by currants

    Mon, 9 Jul 2012

    Divide the black raspberries and currants amongst six 6-ounce bowls or ..... raspberries 1/2 cup (60 g) red currants 1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lime ..... the watermelon, raspberries, currants and lime juice in a blender. Puree

  2. When we turned sugar plums and currants into a crumbly tart

    Mon, 23 Jul 2012

    topping, which worked very well. I am a bit obsessed with currants at the moment. So coveted around here - I treat them like ..... small plums, halved and pitted 1 cup (140 g) red and white currants mixed 3 tablespoons natural cane sugar 2 tablespoons cornstarch

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