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Gooseberry Pie I

Rated as 4.15 out of 5 Stars

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

1 h 5 m servings 2826
Original recipe yields 1 servings (1 9-inch pie)

Directions

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  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Place a baking sheet on a lower oven rack.
  2. Stem and rinse berries.
  3. 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.
  4. Pour fruit filling into pastry. Adjust top crust; cut slits to allow steam to escape. Brush top crust with milk and sugar.
  5. Bake in preheated oven on baking sheet until crust is golden brown and filling is bubbly, about 35 minutes.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 2826 calories; 63 568.3 16.2 2 2116 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

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...

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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 ...

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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.

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. ...

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.

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!