Old-fashioned Currant Cake / Gammeldags Korintkake

An old-fashioned recipe from “Norsk Ukeblads Store Bakebok” (Norsk Ukeblad’s Large Book on Baking)
published by Ernst G Mortensen’s Forlag in 1984
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This recipe contains currants and since there is a little confusion about what this really is, here’s Wikipedia’s explanation on the subject;
Currants are dried, dark red, seedless grapes. They are dried to produce a black, tiny shrivelled, flavour-packed flavouring. The grapes were originally cultivated in the south of Greece, and the name currant comes from the ancient city of ‘Corinth’. These currants are known as Zante currants in the States.

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