How to Make a Fresh Berry Fruit Punch

Fresh currants are a wonderful addition to fruit salads, or a refreshing drink like this berry fruit punch.

Font
  • A
  • A
  • A

E-mail This Page to Your Friends

x

All fields are required.

Separate multiple e-mail addresses with a comma; Maximum 20 email addresses.

Refresh

Sending E-mail

Sending E-mail

Or Do Not E-mail

Success!

A link to %this page% was e-mailed

If you can't wait for your own bush to bloom, gather currants from a nearby pick-your-own farm. This recipe project takes 2 hours to complete.

Materials Needed:

  • saucepan
  • medium bowl
  • fork or potato masher
  • dish towel
  • clean pair of old pantyhose (or muslin)

Ingredients

2 cups (225 g) red currants, stalks removed
1/2 cup (100 g) raspberries
1 1/4 cups (240 g) sugar
14 fl ounces (400 ml) cold water

1. Ask an adult to make a syrup.

Heat 1 1/2 cups (240 g) sugar and 14 fl ounces (400 ml) of water slowly in a saucepan, stirring gently until the sugar has dissolved. Boil for 3 minutes, then cool.

Making Syrup for Red Currant Cordial Easy as PieEnlarge Photo+Shrink Photo-DK - Ready Set Grow! © 2010 Dorling Kindersley Limited

2. Mash the fruit.

Put the fruit into a bowl. Mash it together well, using the back of a fork or a potato masher. Place a damp dish towel under the bowl so it doesn't slip.

Use Fork to Mash Red CurrantsEnlarge Photo+Shrink Photo-DK - Ready Set Grow! © 2010 Dorling Kindersley Limited
« Previous123

Excerpted from Ready, Set, Grow! by DK Books

2010

Dorling Kindersley

We Recommend...

How to Make a Window Box Container Garden

How to Make a Window Box Container Garden

Create a beautiful window box that will beautify the outside of your home and add an outdoor touch through the windows from the...

How to Make a Garden Ornament

How to Make a Garden Ornament

Use recycled materials to make a garden buddy that will not only add a fun touch to your outdoor space, but it'll also help...

How to Make a Garden Sundial

How to Make a Garden Sundial

Tell time in your garden with an easy-to-make timepiece fashioned out of container gardens and a few empty pots. Your kids will...

Advertisement

HGTV Outdoors Newsletter

Find out how to make the most of patios, decks and all your outdoor areas, plus tips from master gardeners for beautiful flower beds and bountiful vegetable gardens.