Organic Blackcurrants

  1. Blackcurrant Harvest Season at British Frozen Fruits

    Blackcurrant Harvest Season at British Frozen Fruits

    If you didn't know already, July marked the beginning of blackcurrant season in the UK and we have been really busy in recent weeks at British Frozen Fruits harvesting our tasty organic blackcurrants on our South Herefordshire farm. Blackcurrant season is short and sweet so our strong, fruity, and slightly tart berries are best picked throughout July when they are at their peak sweetness and optimum ripeness.

    The Harvesting Process

    Due to the volume of organic blackcurrants that...

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  2. Blackcurrant Tart with French Flan Pastry

    Blackcurrant Tart with French Flan Pastry

    This fruit tart is one of our favourites for dinner parties, or as a summer treat - your guests will always want to come back for more! By buying and using frozen fruit you aren't relying on seasonality in order to use your favourite British fruits, so you can bake with summer berries year round.

    Blackcurrant Tart with French Flan Pastry


    French Flan Pastry (For a 7inch diameter flan tin):

    • 4oz flour
    • 2oz butter (cold and cubed)...
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  3. Infused Fruit Gin Recipe

    How to infuse your favourite spirit with soft fruit

    How to infuse your favourite spirit with soft fruit

    Infusing your favourite spirit, we would recommend gin or vodka, is a great way to experiment with flavours or diversify your drinks trolley, plus they can make perfect gifts or wedding favours!

    For some fruit inspiration, we'd recommend trying some of the below, but you can trial most fruits and see how it goes:

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  4. Yeo Valley Blackcurrant Yogurt

    Introducing the Yeo Valley Organic RHS Limited Edition British Blackcurrant Yogurt

    Here at British Frozen Fruits, we have been supplying Yeo Valley with our Organic Blackcurrants for around 20 years! We are incredibly excited to introduce you to the Yeo Valley Organic RHS Limited Edition British Blackcurrant Yogurt. It is made with 100% British organic milk and our organic blackcurrants and you can find it nationwide in Waitrose and Sainsbury's stores.

    Yeo Valley Organic is a family-owned organic dairy company and...

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  5. Blackcurrant and Chia Seed Jam

    Blackcurrant and Chia Seed Jam

    Jam is one of our favourite things to make on the weekend, so we have fresh jam all week made out of our favourite berries. However, we know that you don't always have the time to make your own so we are sharing a delicious alternative to homemade jam: Blackcurrant and Chia Seed Jam.

    This jam takes 15-20 minutes, so it's easy to have on the go in the morning and will last up to 5 days in your fridge. Plus it's full of antioxidants and fiber thanks to the blackcurrants and...

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  6. Fruit Coulis

    Fruit Coulis

    Serves 2


    Blackcurrant coulis

    • 400g British (Organic) Blackcurrants frozen
    • 140g caster sugar
    • 100ml water

    Raspberry coulis

    • 300g British Raspberries frozen
    • 50g sugar        
    • 100ml water

    Blackberry coulis

    • 350g British IQF / Puree/Juicing Blackberries frozen
    • 70g sugar
    • 100ml water

    Summer fruit...

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  7. Blackcurrant Cream

    Blackcurrant Cream

    Serves 8-10


    • 400g British (Organic)  Blackcurrants defrosted
    • 100g caster sugar
    • 3 tablespoons water
    • 5 sheets of gelatine
    • 300ml double cream, plus extra to serve.
    • 300ml whole milk

    Total time required: 35 minutes + chilling

    Preparation time: 35 minutes


    1. Heat the blackcurrants and sugar gently for around 10minutes, stirring often, until skins are broken...
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  8. Homemade Raspberry and Blackcurrant Ice Cream

    Homemade Raspberry and Blackcurrant Ice Cream

    Serves 16-20


    • 250g British Raspberries frozen
    • 200g British (Organic) Blackcurrants frozen
    • 2 tbsp water
    • 300ml (or a 284ml pot) single cream
    • 4 egg yolks
    • 150g caster sugar
    • 300ml (or a 284ml pot) double cream

    Total time required: 20 minutes + freezing

    Preparation time: 20 minutes

    1. Heat blackcurrants in water, when beginning to break up add raspberries and continue to...
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  9. Blackcurrant Smoothie

    Blackcurrant Smoothie

    Serves 1


    • 200g British (Organic) Blackcurrants defrosted
    • 1 small ripe banana
    • 200ml apple juice
    • 2 tbsp plain yoghurt

    Total time required: 10 minutes

    Preparation time: 10 minutes


    1. Press the defrosted blackcurrants through a fine sieve to remove the pips and skin.
    2. Place the blackcurrant juice,banana, apple juice and yoghurt into a blender and whizz until smooth...
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  10. Blackcurrant Cordial

    Blackcurrant Cordial

    Serves 8


    • 400g British Blackcurrants defrosted
    • 250g caster sugar
    • 250ml water
    • 1 lemon – zest and juice

    Total time required: 30 minutes

    Preparation time: 15 minutes

    Cooking time: 15 minutes


    1. Place the blackcurrants, sugar and water into a saucepan and heat until sugar is dissolved, stirring occasionally.
    2. Once sugar has dissolved bring the mixture to a gentle...
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