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Sultanas are a variety of sundried grape, used in cooking especially in Australia and Great Britain. They are smaller than raisins and larger than currants, and they can be eaten as-is or used in baking. For some recipes, they are soaked in a liquid (fruit juice, alcohol, or water), making them plump, tender and juicy. They are similar, though not identical, to the golden raisins sold in North America, and the two can be substituted for each other in recipes without disadvantage.

The term Sultana is also used by non-Islamic Europeans as the title of the chief wife of a Sultan.

See also: Sultana bird