Combine all the ingredients for the syrup in a heavy based pan and set over a high heat, stirring occasionally with a wooden spatula. Bring the mixture to the boil and leave to bubble for several minutes, skimming the surface if necessary.
Pass through a conical sieve into a bowl and allow to cool.
Simmer the gooseberries, sugar and
Place into ice cream machine or deep freeze. If using a deep freeze, take out from time to time and stir.
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