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Currant Preserves

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Ingredients
  Stemmed currants 4 Quart
  Sugar 2 Cup (32 tbs)
Directions

Place half the currants in a large kettle and add just enough water to prevent sticking, then simmer for 15 minutes.
Mash the currants occasionally.
Turn into a jelly bag to strain and measure the juice.
Measure 2 cups sugar for each cup juice.
Simmer the juice for 10 minutes, skimming frequently.
Add the sugar, stirring until dissolved, and bring to a boil, then add the remaining currants.
Simmer until tender and pack in hot sterilized jars.
Cook the syrup until thick, then pour immediately over the currants and seal.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
French
Storage: 
Preserving
Ingredient: 
Currant
Interest: 
Healthy

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