Looking for the best gooseberry recipes? Want the best gooseberry desserts? Try our ideas here and then check out our summer desserts. These slightly tart little berries are a classic summertime ingredient in Britain, their refreshingly sharp flavour working well in both sweet and savoury dishes.
When are gooseberries in season?
UK gooseberry season starts in June and ends in August. Gooseberries are at their best in July.
Easy gooseberry recipes
- We use fresh gooseberries
This cinnamon and gooseberry crumble recipe is really easy to follow and makes great individual puds. Make a batch and freeze some for when you need a sweet hit or have people over for dinner.
These fruity, creamy puds look sophisticated when served in posh glasses. An easy dinner party dessert that can be made ahead.
This gooseberry sugar crust pie is a great alternative to apple or rhubarb for the summer months – and it looks stunning. Use a mix of pink- and green-skinned gooseberries for a colourful filling.
Believe it or not, prawns and gooseberries are made for each other. Try them together in this super simple BBQ recipes.
Make the most of these fresh and tart British summer berries in a comforting almond cake lifted with sweet elderflower drizzle.
This gooseberry and elderflower meringue pie is a wonderful twist on lemon meringue pie and is a great dessert to make when gooseberries are in season. Readymade shortcrust pastry makes the recipe much more straightforward too.