Gooseberry recipes

This versatile tangy berry is often found in desserts; here are some scrumptious gooseberry recipes including fools, gooseberry cheesecakes and gooseberry jam.

Gooseberries can be in season as early as the end of May in the UK, depending on the weather.

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Herby gooseberry focaccia

Picnic recipes

Herby gooseberry focaccia

This focaccia is everything you need from a bread. It’s laced with olive oil so...

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Sticky gooseberry cake with saffron and honey with custard

Gooseberry recipes

Sticky gooseberry cake with saffron and honey with...

Gill Meller stirs an ever-so-slightly tart gooseberry purée through his saffron and honey sponge cake, before...

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Pickled cucumber, fennel, gooseberry, tarragon and lemon salad

Healthy salad recipes

Pickled cucumber, fennel, gooseberry, tarragon and lemon salad

Sharp, sweet, crunchy and fresh – Gill Meller’s quick pickled cucumber salad is the perfect...

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Pannacotta with gooseberry and elderflower compote

Pannacotta recipes

Pannacotta with gooseberry and elderflower compote

A perfectly set, wobbling pannacotta is a wonderful thing. Served with sweet-tart gooseberry compote, to...

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Smoked mackerel and gooseberry salad

June seasonal food

Smoked mackerel and gooseberry salad

Mackerel and gooseberries might seem like an unusual combination but trust us, it works. Give...

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Clotted cream cheesecakes with gooseberry compote

Baked cheesecake recipes

Clotted cream cheesecakes with gooseberry compote

These decadent little gooseberry cheesecakes come served with clotted cream has to be eaten to...

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Gooseberry ginger beer

Canapés and cocktails

Gooseberry ginger beer

In early summer gooseberries are fat, irresistible emeralds – use them in this delightful al...

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Elderflower fool with poached gooseberries

Fool recipes

Elderflower fool with poached gooseberries

Use our elderflower cordial recipe, or a shop-bought one, to make this summer dessert –...

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Gooseberry and elderflower tarts

Gooseberry recipes

Gooseberry and elderflower tarts

This gooseberry tart recipe is easy-peasy to make and is a great get-ahead dessert to...

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Gooseberry fool

Fool recipes

Gooseberry fool

An extra quick fool recipe made with gooseberries, elderflower cream, amaretti biscuits and ready-made meringues....

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Victoria sponge with crème patissière and gooseberry compote

Gooseberry recipes

Victoria sponge with crème patissière and gooseberry compote

This delightfully old-fashioned gooseberry sponge cake recipe is a taste of summer, with sweet and...

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Gooseberry streusel cake with elderflower syrup

Teatime traybake recipes

Gooseberry streusel cake with elderflower syrup

Make the most of gooseberries, during the summer months, with this amazing streusel cake recipe....

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Gooseberry and elderflower fool

Fool recipes

Gooseberry and elderflower fool

Our gooseberry and elderflower fool is a quick and easy way to enjoy seasonal gooseberries,...

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Gooseberry, orange and almond dimple cake

Gooseberry recipes

Gooseberry, orange and almond dimple cake

This is a beautifully moist gooseberry cake – and it’s best served warm. The ‘dimples’...

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Gooseberry, lemon and macadamia nut crumbles

Gooseberry, lemon and macadamia nut crumbles

We like these in individual dishes so that everyone gets their share of the crunchy...

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Gooseberry jam

Gooseberry recipes

Gooseberry jam

It takes just three ingredients to make gooseberry jam. And the riper the gooseberry, the...

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Baked gooseberry, ginger and crème fraîche cheesecake

Gooseberry recipes

Baked gooseberry, ginger and crème fraîche cheesecake

This delectable baked cheesecake recipe is bursting with fresh gooseberries and made with a zingy...

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