Gooseberry Pie

Gooseberry Pie

Ingredients

  • 3 cups fresh gooseberries
  • 2 cups white sugar
  • 3 tbsp quick-cooking tapioca
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 recipe pastry for a 9 inch double crust pie
  • 2 tbsp milk
  • 1 1/2 tbsp white sugar

Directions

  1. Stem (if needed) and rinse berries.
  2. Crush 1/2 cup berries in the bottom of a saucepan. Combine sugar, tapioca, and salt; mix with crushed berries. Cook and stir until mixture boils. Cook for 2 more minutes. Remove from heat, and add in remaining whole berries.
  3. Pour fruit filling into pastry. Adjust top crust , cut slits for escape of steam. Brush with milk and sugar.
  4. Bake at 400 degrees F (205 degrees C) for 35 minutes.