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Gooseberry recipes

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

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  • Gooseberry & custard pies

    Gooseberry & custard pies

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.1 rating

    Use slightly tart gooseberries in this summer dessert with a delicate vanilla custard and filo pastry

  • Gooseberry & elderflower jam

    Gooseberry & elderflower jam

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.7 ratings

    Preserve the taste of the season and use up a glut of gooseberries and elderflower cordial to make this simple, sweet spread

  • Gooseberry gin in a jar with a handful of fresh gooseberries alongside

    Gooseberry gin

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.1 rating

    Make the most of those gooseberries you've been growing and turn them into gooseberry gin. Drink neat, with tonic, or mix with sparkling water and mint

  • Gooseberry jam, muscat & mascarpone cake on a cake stand

    Gooseberry jam, muscat & mascarpone cake

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    Impress guests with this stunning muscat and mascarpone cake, made with a luxurious gooseberry jam centre. This grown-up dessert is perfect for afternoon tea

  • Gooseberry & elderflower trifle served in a trifle bowl

    Gooseberry & elderflower trifle

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    Bake your own homemade sponge make this trifle extra special. With gooseberry purée and elderflower cordial, it's full of summer flavours

  • Elderflower & gooseberry vodka

    Elderflower & gooseberry vodka

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.2 ratings

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

  • Gooseberry chutney in a jar and served with cheese

    Gooseberry chutney

    A star rating of 3.3 out of 5.7 ratings

    Have a glut of gooseberries in the garden? Enjoy this gooseberry chutney with your favourite cheeses and crackers. It also makes a lovely gift

  • Gooseberry fool

    Gooseberry fool

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.33 ratings

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

  • Gooseberry & orange drizzle cake

    Gooseberry & orange drizzle cake

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.34 ratings

    Use up a garden glut in this simple and fruity adaptation of a classic - serve with custard for a winning pudding

  • Gooseberry & camomile jam

    Gooseberry & camomile jam

    A star rating of 5 out of 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

  • Gooseberry meringue tart

    Gooseberry meringue tart

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.6 ratings

    Stuck for what to do with gooseberries? Think of a classic lemon dessert and simply swap the lemon

  • Gooseberry ice cream

    Gooseberry ice cream

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.8 ratings

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

  • Gooseberry crème brûlée tart

    Gooseberry crème brûlée tart

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.6 ratings

    Seasonal berries and sweet pastry make a stunning dessert for a dinner party - blowtorch for a beautifully crisp cracked sugar topping

  • Patchwork strawberry & gooseberry pie

    Patchwork strawberry & gooseberry pie

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.2 ratings

    Tart gooseberries and jammy strawberries make a tasty pair - serve with a decorative shortcrust pastry top

  • Gooseberry flapjack crumble

    Gooseberry flapjack crumble

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.2 ratings

    The addition of sweet apple tones down the sharpness of the green berries in this oaty baked pudding

  • Gooseberry & elderflower fool

    Gooseberry & elderflower fool

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.4 ratings

    Feed a crowd by serving a big bowl of fruity, creamy syllabub with biscuits and get everyone to dig in

  • Gooseberry crumble

    Gooseberry crumble

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.16 ratings

    Make the most of a seasonal yield with a comforting crumble bake - a crunchy, buttery topping and fruity filling

  • Gooseberry & elderflower yogurt ice

    Gooseberry & elderflower yogurt ice

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.3 ratings

    This frozen Greek yogurt matches fresh and fragrant flavours- tart gooseberries and delicate floral notes

  • Gooseberry jam

    Gooseberry jam

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.33 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

  • A plate serving grilled mackerel with pickled gooseberry ketchup

    Grilled mackerel with pickled gooseberry ketchup

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.1 rating

    For your next dinner party try this classic combination of rich, oily mackerel with sour gooseberries. You can also use white grapes in place of the berries

  • Easy gooseberry cobbler

    Easy gooseberry cobbler

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.7 ratings

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

  • Gooseberry pie

    Gooseberry pie

    A star rating of 5 out of 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

  • Gooseberry, elderflower & sauvignon sorbet

    Gooseberry, elderflower & sauvignon sorbet

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.3 ratings

    A refreshing frozen dessert made from white wine and summer fruit. Ideal for entertaining as it can be made up to a month in advance

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