- Dried black currants are a powerhouse of nutrition.
- They are low-fat, cholesterol-free and high-protein, with each cup of dried currants containing 5.88 grams of protein.
- Dried currants are also an excellent source of nutrients that are essential for health, including dietary fiber, copper, manganese and potassium.
- Prepared from the small, berry-like fruit native to Europe, dried black currents are often used as a substitute for raisins, dates or prunes in baked goods. They have a tart flavour that pairs well with cream and with sweeter fruits like raspberries and cherries.