There are many ways to consume blackcurrant, it is used in raw form, it is ground with sugar (which allows you to save maximum vitamins for the winter period). Very tasty and healthy are currant preserves, jams, marmalades, jellies, candy, fruit drinks, as well as wine.
The berry is actively used in the confectionery and distillery industries. Blackcurrant is one of the most popular berries in cooking, especially in Europe. And such popularity was reached not only due to its availability but also to the fact that it is ideal for desserts as well as for main dishes. You can make sauces from it, add to meat, poultry and fish in various dishes, bake cakes, pies, puddings, muffins.
Blackcurrant is extremely rich in all kinds of vitamins, potassium salts, phosphorus, magnesium, iron, sulfur, manganese, lead, silver, organic acids, and essential oils.
- Vitamin A – 9.00 μg
- Vitamin B1 – 0.05 mg
- Vitamin B2 – 0.05mg
- Vitamin B3 or PP – 0.30 mg
- Vitamin B5 – 0.40 mg
- Vitamin B6 – 0.066mg