Gooseberry layered dessert

    50 min

    This light and tangy dessert made by layering ginger biscuits, soft gooseberries and a creamy filling. It can be prepared ahead of time for easy assembly when your guests arrive.


    Sussex, England, UK
    1 person made this

    Serves: 4 

    • 350g gooseberries, topped and tailed
    • 1 tablespoon water
    • 75g caster sugar, divided
    • 100g ginger biscuits, crushed
    • 100ml plain yoghurt
    • 100ml double cream

    Prep:10min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Extra time:30min cooling  ›  Ready in:50min 

    1. Place the gooseberries in a saucepan; add water and 50g caster sugar. Cook over low heat until berries have broken down, 10 to 15 minutes; leave to cool.
    2. Divide ginger biscuit crumbs between 4 glasses, reserving 4 tablespoons.
    3. Whip the yoghurt, cream and remaining 25g sugar in bowl until soft peaks form. Spoon cream mixture into glasses; top with gooseberry sauce. Sprinkle glasses with remaining biscuit crumbs and serve immediately.

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