Norwegian Red Currant Dessert / Ripsdessert

An old-fashioned dessert recipe found in “Desserter”
(Desserts) published by Hjemmets Kokebokklubb in
1981

Norwegian Red Currant Dessert / Ripsdessert

The cream for this dessert tastes delicious poured over all manner of fruit and berries. The sauce should not stand too long after it is finished, no more than 3-4 hours.

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Norwegian Blackthorn Liqueur / Slåpetornlikør

A classic liqeuer recipe found on norsktradisjonsmat.noNorwegian Blackthorn Liqueur / Slåpetornlikør

A lovely liqueur made by many for Christmas in Norway. This recipe was submitted by May Britt Bischof from Onsøy Associated Country Women. She writes that this is an old recipe from Onsøy, which is taken from the book “Drink from Østfold”, published by Østfold Associated Country Women.

The same recipe can be used with other types of berries such as blueberries, rowanberries, red currants and black currants – Ted

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Traditional Norwegian Redcurrant Jelly / Tradisjonell Ripsgelé

A quick and simple jelly recipe found on dinmat.noTraditional Norwegian Redcurrant Jelly / Tradisjonell Ripsgelé

Conserving redcurrant has been known from the 17th century and in the 18th century the redcurrant bushes were widely spread in Norway. In Norwegian gardens there are very many bushes still, but there is little commercial production. Redcurrant contains pectin which makes it very suitable for jelly and jam. One portion of this recipe makes one jar of finished jelly.

We had both redcurrant, blackcurrant and gooseberry bushes in the garden where I grew up so this is stuff I grew up on – Ted

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Redcurrant Jelly / Ripsgelé

A jelly recipe found on alleoppskrifter.no
Redcurrant Jelly / Ripsgelé

Redcurrant jelly has long traditions in Norway, both as a flavoring for different meat dishes in the same way as cranberry jam, or as sandwich spread and for use in cakes and desserts. And now the time for making the jelly has come – Ted

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Red Currant Jam / Ripssyltetøy

A simple and quick recipe for jam found on frukt.no
Red Currant Jam / Ripssyltetøy

Red currant jelly is quite common here in Norway, both as a sandwich spread and for some types of dinner dishes, but I have not come across red currant jam before. On the other hand, now that I have I must say it sounds rather tempting. Slightly tart jam tasting of summer will surely be even more tempting when the the winter cold sets in – Ted

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Alliance Jam / Alliansesyltetøy

A fancy jam recipe found on frukt.no
Alliance Jam / Alliansesyltetøy

Making jams from different varieties of berries together is always a success. Try the mix you like the best. In this jam we used red currant, raspberry and black currant.

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