Currants are perfect for a midday tart. Not too sweet, not too tart, not too heavy. I could go for a slice and a spot of tea right now to be honest.
I tried to be haughty about desserts in jars and how it's such an obnoxious fad like taxidermy in bars and guys who ride bikes and grow beards. But then I had an amazing goat cheese and berry mousse in a jar and changed my mind. Put it all in a jar! All of it! I take it back! Jars are charming and it could probably be scientifically proven that they make food taste 25% better.
Jelly shots aren't always super classy, and little cakes aren't always exciting. But when you can combine the two and get a little boozy jolt from your mini Boston cream pie cake, you've hit the snack jackpot! The snackpot?