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Red Currant Pie

julio 29, 2022

The German people made this recipe that is very simple but is really delicious. Adding red currants to this special pie will make it an exquisite treat!

Preparation Time: 1 hr 10 mins

Cook: 25 mins

Servings: 10


  • 1 ½ cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ cup butter, softened
  • ½ cup white sugar
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 1 ½ teaspoons grated lemon zest
  • 2 egg whites
  • ½ cup white sugar
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 2 1/4 cups red currants


Step 1.
To Make Dough: In a medium bowl, sift together flour and baking powder. Mix in butter, sugar, egg yolks and lemon zest until mixture forms dough. Let it rest in a cool place for 30 minutes.

Step 2.
Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C). Roll out dough and put into a springform pan.

Step 3.
Bake in the oven for 25 minutes, or until golden yellow.

Step 4.
To Make Filling: In a medium bowl, beat egg whites until stiff. Gradually stir in sugar and cornstarch; beat for 5 minutes. Fold currants into mixture and pour into pie crust.

Step 5.
Bake in the oven for 10 minutes, or until the top is lightly browned.