Red currants may be used fresh in tarts, pies, jams, preserves, and used as an alternative to traditional cranberry sauce. Redcurrants contain vitamin C, iron, potassium and fiber. They are good for the immune system and the antiseptic properties of redcurrant jelly make it an effective treatment of minor burns - after cooling the affected area with cold water. I am sending this to What's Cooking--Homemade Ice Cream
In a blender, mash the red currants with chilled milk and fine sugar.
- Whip the heavy cream until soft peak forms. Add in the egg yolks and mix well.
Well mix the red currant purée and whipped cream mixture and pour into ice cream maker, stirring for about 40 minutes. Freeze according to manufacturer's directions.