Zesty Currant Squares

YIELD: 24-30 bars / PREP TIME: 20 minutes / BAKE TIME: 30-35 minutes / Print Recipe


Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Prepare 9″ x 13″ baking pan.

Bring currants and water to a boil. Mix together cornstarch and 2 tbsp. water and slowly stir into boiling currants. Continue stirring until thickened, about 3 minutes. Remove from heat; stir in zest and vanilla.

Combine flour, baking soda, porridge oats and sugar. Add butter and mix thoroughly.

Press 2/3 of the crumb mixture into the pan.

Spread currant mixture over bottom layer. Sprinkle remaining crumb mixture evenly over the currant layer.

Bake for 30-35 minutes or until lightly browned.

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