Small, deep purple berries with a distinctive sharp and sweet flavor. They are used in jam, juice, ice cream, and liqueurs. Dried currents are often used in baking. The berries grow on a small shrub which is native to central and northern Europe and northern Asia.
Currant also refer to a small dried seedless raisin grown in the Mediterranean region and California; used in cooking.
Currants are small and pulpy edible fruits, usually used in making desserts, jams and baked into cookies and scones.
Dried currants are used in baking and to enhance savory dishes with a touch of sweetness.