Frozen Gooseberries

  

Quantity: 1 crate(24 qt) yields 32 to 36 frozen pints. 1-1/3 to 1-1/2 lbs yields 1 frozen pint.

Quality: Choose fully ripe berries if freezing for pie; choose berries a little underripe for jelly.

Instructions:

1. Sort, remove stems and blossom ends and wash.

2. Follow directions below for style of pack desired. The unsweetened pack is best for use in pies or preserves.

Syrup pack: Pack into containers. Cover with 50 percent syrup, leave headspace, seal and freeze.

Unsweetened pack: Pack berries into containers, leaving headspace. Berries can also be frozen first on a tray and then packed into containers as soon as they are frozen, leaving no headspace. Seal and freeze.

Source:

So Easy to Preserve, 5th ed. 2006




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