Gooseberry Pie


A gooseberry pie is a good introduction to gooseberries for anyone who is unfamiliar with this fruit.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
45 mins
Total Time:
1 hr 5 mins
1 9-inch pie


  • 3 cups fresh gooseberries

  • 2 cups white sugar

  • 3 tablespoons quick-cooking tapioca

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • 1 (14.1 ounce) package double-crust pie pastry, thawed

  • 2 tablespoons milk

  • 1 ½ tablespoons white sugar


  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Place a baking sheet on a lower oven rack.

  2. Stem and rinse gooseberries.

  3. Crush 1/2 cup berries in the bottom of a saucepan. Mix 2 cups sugar, tapioca, and salt together in a small bowl; pour over crushed berries and mix until combined. Turn the heat to medium; cook and stir until mixture boils. Cook for 2 more minutes. Remove from the heat and stir in remaining whole berries.

  4. Press one pastry into a 9-inch pie pan. Pour in fruit filling, then cover with top pastry; cut slits to allow steam to escape. Brush top pastry with milk and sprinkle with 1 1/2 tabelspoons sugar.

  5. Bake in the preheated oven on the baking sheet until crust is golden brown and filling is bubbly, about 35 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

474 Calories
16g Fat
82g Carbs
4g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 474
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 16g 20%
Saturated Fat 4g 20%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 365mg 16%
Total Carbohydrate 82g 30%
Dietary Fiber 4g 15%
Protein 4g
Vitamin C 16mg 78%
Calcium 24mg 2%
Iron 2mg 8%
Potassium 148mg 3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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