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Black Currant Juice

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Ingredients

Adjust Servings:
For the Black Current Cordial :
2 cups black currant
5-6 tbsp Sugar
3 tbsp lemon Juice
Water as needed
For the White Wine Ice Cubes :
1 glass white wine
For Lemon Slice Ice Cubes :
1 glass water
3 lemons
For Strawberry Ice Cubes :
6 strawberries
1 glass water
For the Black Currant Juice :
3 tbsp black currant crush
1/2 tsp black salt
1/2 tsp black pepper powder
salt to taste
1 tbsp lemon Juice
1 glass water
mint leaves – a handful

Black Currant Juice

Features:
  • Sweet
  • 12 mins
  • Serves 2
  • Easy

Ingredients

  • For the Black Current Cordial :

  • For the White Wine Ice Cubes :

  • For Lemon Slice Ice Cubes :

  • For Strawberry Ice Cubes :

  • For the Black Currant Juice :

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Black currant juice is not just simple to make but it is also one of the most beneficial juices to consume. The fruit is a powerhouse of vitamins and antioxidants, ans kit’s one of the reasons you see it trending everywhere right from ice cream to milk shake and even cakes. A handful of these berries and you are all set for this healthy and slightly sour and sweet juice!

 

Health Benefits

Black currant juice is one of the healthiest juices that you can have for your daily diet. It contains a high content of vitamin A, C, B1, B5 and B6. It also contains several minerals such as phosphorus, iron, copper and calcium. It helps improve blood circulation and the functioning of eyes.

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How to Make Black Currant Juice

For Black Currant Cordial

  1. To a pan, add the black currant berries.
  2. Add 4 to 5 glasses of water to cook on low heat for at least 2 hours.
  3. Cook for a few minutes, until the berries are soft and are easy to mash with a spoon.
  4. Then, use a strainer and remove the seeds.
  5. Add sugar and lemon juice to the juice.
  6. Boil on low heat for another hour.
  7. Once, the cordial gets to a thick consistency, pour it out into jars for use later.

For White Wine Cubes

  1. Fill up an ice tray with a glass of white wine.
  2. Freeze it for at least a couple of hours.

For Lemon Slice Ice Cubes

  1. Pour a glass of water into an ice tray and leave only half of the ice cube compartments filled.
  2. Add slices of lemons into each of the compartments.
  3. Freeze for at least a couple of hours.

For Strawberry Ice Cubes

  1. Fill up an ice tray with a glass of water.
  2. Remove crowns of each of the strawberries.
  3. Slice each of the strawberries into half.
  4. Put each of the strawberry slices in each of the ice cube compartments.
  5. Freeze for at least a couple of hours.

For Black Current Juice

  1. Add black currant cordial, water, white wine ice cubes, black salt, salt, black pepper powder and lemon juice into a blender.
  2. Spin a couple of times.
  3. To a glass, add mint leaves, strawberry ice cubes and lemon ice cubes into the glass.
  4. Pour the black currant juice into the glass.
  5. Serve chilled!

Trivia

  • Black currants are mainly grown in the UK and New Zealand.
  • Black currant leaves are used as flavoring agents while preparing wines.
  • Although black currant can be eaten raw, the fruit is sort after in savory and sweet dishes.

 

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