Gooseberry Pie I

Gooseberry Pie I


"This is a good introduction to gooseberries for those who are unfamiliar with this fruit."


servings 177 cals
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Original recipe yields 16 servings



  • Calories:
  • 177 kcal
  • 9%
  • Fat:
  • 3.9 g
  • 6%
  • Carbs:
  • 35.5g
  • 11%
  • Protein:
  • 1 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol:
  • < 1 mg
  • < 1%
  • Sodium:
  • 132 mg
  • 5%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Stem and rinse berries.
  2. Crush 1/2 cup berries in the bottom of a saucepan. Combine sugar, tapioca, and salt; mix with crushed berries. Cook and stir until mixture boils. Cook for 2 more minutes. Remove from heat, and add in remaining whole berries.
  3. Pour fruit filling into pastry. Adjust top crust , cut slits for escape of steam. Brush with milk and sugar.
  4. Bake at 400 degrees F (205 degrees C) for 35 minutes.
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  1. 22 Ratings


This is the recipe I use, but only use 1 1/2 cups sugar. I usually add a bit of cinnamon before covering with the top crust. My mom uses this recipe, also, and she is famous in the community f...

I really hate to leave a bad review, as others seemed to have so much success with this one, but my results were so poor and disappointing. My pie turned out way, way too sweet! Actually, it is ...

A fine pie, but not enough gooseberries to fill a 9" shell. Used 4c of gooseberries, increased tapioca to 4tbl, decreased sugar to 1 1/2c.

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

Recipe was very good BUT definitely too sweet as other reviewers say. I cut it back to 1.5 cups of sugar and it was still too much. I suppose it will depend on how ripe your gooseberries are. ...

I had just bought some gooseberries at the farmer's market and had no time to make jam. I made it and we just loved it! It is very sweet so I might cut down on the sugar next time and very rich...

A unique taste. Half my family found the tapioca a bit grainy. It is VERY juicy, perhaps the tapioca did not dissolve enough (it may need more time boiling on the stove than the recipe suggest...

Great recipe! I've also made this same recipe substituting splenda for my grandpa who is diabetic. When making gooseberry pie it is important to know if you have wild gooseberries or not--the "t...

Wonderful way to use up my gooseberries!