A jug of blackcurrant cordial with glasses on a table

Blackcurrant recipes

21 Recipes

Discover BBC Good Food's favourite seasonal blackcurrant recipes and create delicious treats, including cordials, summer puddings, pies and jams.

Blackcurrant cordial

4.25

(4 ratings)

This easy recipe is a great way to use up a pick-your-own glut of blackcurrants and makes a refreshing summer drink
  • 16 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Very-berry oat crumble

4.4

(10 ratings)

This classic pudding isn't just for winter - try a summer fruit filling of raspberries, blackberries, blueberries, redcurrants and blackcurrants
  • 45 mins
  • Easy

Blackcurrant & lemon verbena shrub

0

(0 ratings)

A shrub is a fruit syrup preserved with vinegar to capture the flavours of the fresh fruit. Shrubs are packed with probiotics, which are great for digestion
  • 15 mins
  • Easy

Blackcurrant compote

4.666665

(3 ratings)

A simple fruity compote to dollop onto your breakfast bowl, taking it from bland to berry beautiful
  • 25 mins
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

Icy kir

0

(0 ratings)

For a twist on a classic sgroppino cocktail, we've added a scoop of refreshing berry sorbet, making this frozen tipple extra special...
  • 5 mins
  • Easy

Blackcurrant queen of puddings

4

(1 rating)

Blackcurrant compote and buttery brioche crumbs give this British classic a vibrant twist, with the sharp berries complementing the sweet meringue topping
  • 50 mins
  • More effort

Blackberry jam

5

(13 ratings)

Make this easy blackberry jam with your glut of summer fruit – perfect with fresh white bread. Use jam sugar (with added pectin) to make sure it sets properly...
  • 1 hour
  • Easy

Christmas mess

5

(6 ratings)

Take the classic summer Eton mess combo of cream and meringue and give it a festive twist with frozen mixed berries, cinnamon and blackcurrant liqueur
  • 15 mins
  • Easy

Blackcurrant Bakewell

4.3

(20 ratings)

Baking doesn't have to be complicated - this simple fruity traybake is ready in 45 minutes
  • 45 mins
  • Easy

Black Forest pudding

0

(0 ratings)

This spin on summer pudding is packed with cherries, blackberries, black grapes, blueberries, blackcurrants and a splash of Cassis liqueur
  • 1 hour
  • Easy

Blackberry jam

5

(13 ratings)

Make this easy blackberry jam with your glut of summer fruit – perfect with fresh white bread. Use jam sugar (with added pectin) to make sure it sets properly...
  • 1 hour
  • Easy

Summer berry pie

4.416665

(12 ratings)

Use summer's bounty of gorgeous berries to make this family favourite, just add cream!
  • 1 hour and 10 mins
  • Easy

Angela's summer pudding

5

(7 ratings)

Angela Nilsen discovers a stunning new way for a classic fruity British dessert
  • 1 hour and 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian
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