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Gooseberry Crumble recipe (Dessert)

2 cups self-raising flour
½ cups soft brown sugar
½ cups butter
10 cups gooseberries
1 cup caster sugar

Posted by Margo on Mar 13, 2008


This dish is an easily prepared and economical dessert, Gooseberry Crumble especially at the time of year when gooseberries are plentiful. The basic method can be used for other fillings, such as rhubarb, apple or apple and blackberry.

Using your fingertips, rub butter lightly into the flour in a large bowl. When the texture resembles fine breadcrumbs, mix in the brown sugar. Top and tail the berries and cover with the crumble mixture in an oven-proof dish, pressing the surface down lightly. Bake for 45 minutes in the centre of a pre-heated oven at gas mark 4/ 180°C/ 350°F. Serve hot with cream.

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