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Currant Event

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Ingredients
  All purpose flour 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs), sieved
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Brown sugar 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Rolled oats 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Frozen butter 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Chopped nuts 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
For filling
  Cornstarch 1 Tablespoon
  Cinnamon powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Salt 1 Pinch
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Grated lemon rind 1 Teaspoon
  Lemon juice 1 Tablespoon
  Currants 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Preheat an oven to 175C (350 F).
2. Grease a 9 inch x 13 inch baking pan. Keep aside.
3. In a medium sauce pan, combine all ingredients required for filling and mix well.
4. Cook on a medium flame for 10 to 12 minutes or till mixture thickens.
5. Remove off flame and keep aside to cool.

MAKING
6. In a large sized bowl, combine all the ingredients except butter and nuts. Mix well.
7. Cut frozen butter into coarse chunks and add to this mixture.
8. Using hands, combine frozen butter with flour mixture till texture of mixture is crumbly. Do not over mix since the heat of your palms will melt the butter.
9. Spread half quantity of this mixture evenly on to pan and press evenly.
10. Pour cooled currant mixture and spread evenly.
11. Add nuts to remaining butter-flour mixture and sprinkle evenly on top of filling.
12. Press gently and bake for 30 to 40 minutes.
13. Once baked, remove from oven and keep aside to cool.

SERVING
14. Cut into wedges or slices and serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Pie
Interest: 
Holiday
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Currant
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
55 Minutes
Ready In: 
70 Minutes

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