Two gooseberry & custard pies on a table with a spoon alongside

Gooseberry recipes

32 Recipes

Often the unsung hero of summer fruits, gooseberries boast a refreshing tartness that's ideal for crumbles, tarts, jams and drinks.

Gooseberry & custard pies

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(0 ratings)

Use slightly tart gooseberries in this summer dessert with a delicate vanilla custard and filo pastry
  • 1 hour and 15 mins
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

Gooseberry & elderflower jam

5

(2 ratings)

Preserve the taste of the season and use up a glut of gooseberries and elderflower cordial to make this simple, sweet spread
  • 35 mins
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

Elderflower & gooseberry vodka

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Add a shot of this fruity, fragrant infused vodka to a cocktail or serve simply with lemonade or tonic water
  • 1 hour
  • Easy

Gooseberry & camomile jam

5

(1 rating)

A great recipe to prolong enjoyment of the short gooseberry season. Bursting with exciting summer flavours: the sharpness of the fruit is countered by calming floral undertones
  • 55 mins
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

Gooseberry crème brûlée tart

5

(2 ratings)

Seasonal berries and sweet pastry make a stunning dessert for a dinner party - blowtorch for a beautifully crisp cracked sugar topping
  • 1 hour and 40 mins
  • More effort

Gooseberry flapjack crumble

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(0 ratings)

The addition of sweet apple tones down the sharpness of the green berries in this oaty baked pudding
  • 1 hour and 40 mins
  • Easy

Gooseberry crumble

5

(5 ratings)

Make the most of a seasonal yield with a comforting crumble bake - a crunchy, buttery topping and fruity filling
  • 1 hour and 5 mins
  • Easy

Gooseberry jam

4.93421

(19 ratings)

Use up a seasonal glut of fruit in a tasty homemade preserve - store it for months or present it as a gift in a rustic hamper
  • 50 mins
  • Easy

Gooseberry fool

4.666665

(9 ratings)

Whip up this yoghurt-based fruity syllabub dessert in only 20 minutes - great for a last minute dinner party
  • 20 mins
  • Easy

Gooseberry ice cream

5

(2 ratings)

Churning your own frozen dessert is a little effort, but great for using up seasonal fruit
  • 40 mins
  • More effort

Easy gooseberry cobbler

4.166665

(6 ratings)

This low-fat and satisfying cobbler is the perfect way to end a roast lunch with friends in summer
  • 40 mins
  • Easy

Gooseberry meringue tart

4.333335

(3 ratings)

Stuck for what to do with gooseberries? Think of a classic lemon dessert and simply swap the lemon
  • 50 mins
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

Gooseberry pie

5

(2 ratings)

As this classic British pie is so simple, it's worth making your own pastry. Served warm, all it needs is a drizzle of custard or a scoop of ice cream
  • 2 hours
  • More effort

Gooseberry gems

4.5

(4 ratings)

Gooseberries are often overlooked, but it’s just a matter of knowing how to cook them and how to dress them up
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Gooseberry & vanilla jam

5

(4 ratings)

Preserve the unique, tart flavour of gooseberries in this summer preserve infused with sweet vanilla and tangy apple
  • 55 mins
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

Goose-bump Bakewell pies

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(0 ratings)

These individual gooseberry and almond pies in crumbly pastry are good enough to give your dinner guests goose-bumps
  • 50 mins
  • Easy

Gooseberry coconut cake

4.375

(14 ratings)

Creamy coconut complements tart fruit really well. The gooseberries disappear into the cake batter keeping the sponge extra moist
  • 1 hour and 30 mins
  • Easy

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