Gooseberry Pie

Kathie Carr


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 votes

20 Min
40 Min


  • 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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About Gooseberry Pie

Course/Dish: Pies

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