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Currant Sling


  • 1 box of currants
  • 3 cups of water
  • 2 cups of sugar


Place currants in a saucepan and add water. Bring to a boil, mashing with potato masher. Cook for fifteen minutes and then strain. Add sugar and bring to a boil. Cook for five minutes and then cool.

To serve

  • 1/2 of the currant syrup
  • 1/2 cup of crushed ice
  • 1 tablespoon of lemon juice
  • 6 mint leaves


Place currant syrup in a tall glass and add crushed ice, lemon juice, mint leaves and fill with carbonated water.


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Mrs. Wilson's Cook Book (1920).

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