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gooseberry pie

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Kathie Carr
North Liberty, IN

This is a pie recipe that my Grandma used to make. I find it very "rich". One small piece with coffee and ice cream is almost a meal. But a delicious one!

(2 ratings)
yield 8 serving(s)
prep time 20 Min
cook time 40 Min

Ingredients For gooseberry pie

  • 2 c
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 3 Tbsp
    quick-cooking tapioca
  • 3 c
  • 1 tsp
  • 1
    (9 inch) pastry for double-crust pie
  • a little milk and a bit of sugar for topping crust before baking

How To Make gooseberry pie

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Place bottom pastry in pie pan. Sort, stem and rinse berries. Crush 1/2 cup berries add sugar, tapioca, and salt and mix. Place berries in a saucepan and cook and stir until mixture boils then cook 2 minutes longer.
  • 2
    Remove from heat, add remaining whole berries and cinnamon. Pour into pastry. Place top crust on pie, crimp edges, and cut slits for escape of steam. Brush with a little milk and sprinkle with a bit of sugar. Bake at 400 degrees for 35 minutes.

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