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Boiled Currant Bars

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Boiled currant bars are perfect snack bars. These sweet and fruited bars taste amazing making them right for quick snack for kids and between meal for the grown ups. Try this simple recipe of boiled currant bars.
Ingredients
  Currants 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Baking soda 1 Teaspoon
  Shortening 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Eggs 2
  Cinnamon 1 Teaspoon
  Nutmeg 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Allspice 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
  All-purpose flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Powdered sugar frosting 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Directions

MAKING
1)Take a saucepan and add currants and water boil for about 5 minutes.
2)Drain and reserve 1 cup liquid. Cool.
3)Dissolve soda in warm reserved liquid.
4)In a bowl, beat shortening and sugar until fluffy.
5)Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
6)In another bowl, sift spices, baking powder and flour together.
7)Add dry ingredients and soda liquid to creamed mixture alternately, mixing well.
8)Add currants and mix.
9)Take a jelly roll pan and put the batter into it.
10)Bake at 350 degrees for 20 minutes.
11)Ice with frosting, cut into bars.

SERVING
12)Serve the boiled currant bars to kids and adults as snacks.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Taste: 
Sweet
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Candy
Ingredient: 
Currant
Interest: 
Everyday, Kids
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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