Gooseberry and Ginger Crumble

This delicious gooseberry, ginger and nut crumble recipe turns the traditional dish on its head.

Gooseberries have a subtle but sharp flavour when at their best, so the aromatic sweetness of ginger is a great combination.

Serves: 4-5  Prep time: 20mins  Cook time: 30mins

You’ll need

  • 250 gooseberries
  • 4-5tbsp sugar or to taste
  • ½ tsp ground ginger
  • 1 whole stem ginger, chopped
  • 75g unsalted butter
  • 75g plain flour
  • 50g flaked almonds
  • 25g rolled oats
  • 25-50g soft light brown sugar


  1. Top and tail the gooseberries and put in a small pan with the sugar and ground ginger. Cook gently until the sugar has dissolved. Place in an ovenproof dish, stir in the chopped ginger and set aside.
  2. Preheat the oven 180C/350F/gas Mark 4. Rub together the butter and flour. Add in the nuts, oats and brown sugar.
  3. Sprinkle the topping evenly over the fruit and bake for about 30 minutes until the topping is golden. Serve with ice cream, thick cream or custard

Recipe courtesy of BerryWorld

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27th Jun 2019
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Mmmmm, going to give this recipe a try, sounds mouth-watering.
With lashings of custard.

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