Barley Cream with Blackcurrant Sauce

S12 (US Season 6)EPISODE 09
A very traditional Norwegian Christmas dessert.


  • Bring the pearl barley to a boil over low heat along with the milk and vanilla pod, and let it simmer for an hour.
  • Strain the barley and let it rest.
  • Mix the blackcurrant, powdered sugar, and water in a saucepan and bring it to a boil. Stir well before you strain the sauce.
  • Whip cream and sugar and fold the cream into the barley.
  • Serve the pearl barley cream with the red sauce.