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Easy Gooseberry Pie

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  • 1hour5min

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A beautiful pie to make with fresh gooseberries. This recipe uses prepared sheets of shortcrust pastry instead of making pastry from scratch.


Serves: 16 

  • 3 cups fresh gooseberries
  • 2 cups (400g) caster sugar
  • 2 tablespoons cornflour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Ready prepared sheets of shortcrust pastry to line and cover two 23cm pie dishes
  • 2 tablespoons low fat milk
  • 1 tablespoons caster sugar

Preparation:30min  ›  Cook:35min  ›  Ready in:1hour5min 

  1. Preheat oven to 200 degrees C.
  2. Stem and rinse berries. Crush 1/4 of the gooseberries in the bottom of a saucepan. Combine sugar, cornflour and salt; mix with crushed gooseberries. Cook and stir until mixture boils. Cook further 2 minutes. Remove from heat, and add in remaining whole gooseberries.
  3. Pour fruit filling into lined pastry case. Adjust top pastry, pinching the seams together to seal and cut slits to let steam escape. Brush with milk and sprinkle over sugar.
  4. Bake in preheated oven for 35 minutes or until pastry is golden in colour.

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Reviews (5)


Wonderful way to use up my gooseberries! - 21 Jul 2008

Marcia W

Altered ingredient amounts. This is the recipe I use, but only use 300g sugar. I usually add a bit of cinnamon before covering with the top pastry. - 21 Jul 2008


This pie was great. It was not tart like some of the other Gooseberry recipies I have tried. My husband and my kids raved over it. - 21 Jul 2008

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