Where we come from, this time of year is perfect for getting ripe, deliciously fresh blueberries. Since they’re our favourite kind of berry, we can almost always be found in the kitchen whipping up delicious treats around this time of year. Of course, we have our favourites, but we’re also always open to trying new things, so we’ve been scouring the Internet lately for yummy blueberry recipes we’ve never tried before and bookmarking them to make all spring and summer long.
Just in case you love baking and cooking with blueberries just as much as we do, if not more, here are 15 of the very best homemade blueberry recipes we’ve come across so far in our search!
1. Blueberry cheesecake pie
Lately, we’ve found that combination recipes that harness the most delicious elements of two different desserts in one place have been really trendy and we’ll fully admit that we’re kind of obsessed with them. It’ll make total sense to you, then, that we got very excited indeed about coming across this recipe from Carlsbad Cravings that shows you how to make blueberry cheesecake pie.
2. Lemon blueberry ricotta bread pudding
If you’re going to go to all the time and effort of making an entirely new kind of blueberry dessert from scratch, would you rather make it something that sounds like it might come from some kind of gourmet bakery, just to give your family a bit of an extra treat? In that case, we’d definitely suggest taking a look at the way Self Proclaimed Foodie made this lemon blueberry ricotta bread pudding that’s so fresh tasting we can hardly believe it.
3. Blueberry cobbler
Are you the kind if person who actually prefers to bake classics most often but you haven’t yet tried making everything out there in blueberry flavouring, so you’re looking for all of your favourite recipes as blueberry dishes? Then you’re certainly going to need to try your hand at making a blueberry cobbler! We’re really big fans of this simple but delicious recipe and tutorial from Over Sixty.
4. Muffin mix blueberry streusel cookies
If you’ve never tried alternative muffin mix recipes before then we’re very sorry to tell you that you’ve been missing out! Instead of continuing on without experiencing how great all different things made with basic muffin mixes can be, take a look at how The Domestic Rebel made these delicious streusel cookies and drizzled them in delicious vanilla glaze!
5. Easy blueberry crisp
Did we perhaps catch your attention quite well when we started talking about making simple blueberry cobblers and other desserts but you’re kind of obsessed with crisps instead because you like the fact that it has more oatmeal in its crumbly top? Then we think perhaps you’ll get a kick out of the way Spend With Pennies made this super easy blueberry crisp that’s actually a great first try for beginners.
6. Blueberry cake with toasted coconut topping
When you think about the desserts you like to make (and eat) best, does your mind actually go to things like cakes rather than fruity crumbles? Well, particularly if you like denser cakes rather than very spongey ones, we think you’ll get a real kick out of the way Bake or Break made this blueberry cake with a toasted coconut topping!
7. Fluffy blueberry delight
Are you the kind of person who adores softer desserts like puddings and “delights” because sweet things and light textures have always been your thing but you’re not sure you’ve ever really seen many blueberry options before? In that case, we’d absolutely suggest taking a look at the way Spicy Southern Kitchen made this fluffy blueberry delight dessert that has a mouthwatering delicious cream topping.
8. Mini skillet blueberry pies
Have you actually been scrolling through our list and thinking about how much you love the fruitier desserts like crisps and crumbles that have some kind of crust but you still know that your all-time favourite dish in the category is a good old pie? Well, you can always make a singular full-sized pie but we tried this recipe from Inspired By Charm that shows you how to make individual sized mini skillet blueberry pies.
9. No churn homemade blueberry ice cream
Are you absolutely a dessert buff, like we’ve talked about, but you’ve never really been a lover of heavy baked goods because you’re more of an ice cream lover? Well, believe it or not, that’s something you can make at home as well! We’re completely obsessed with the creamy, delicious texture of this homemade blueberry ice cream recipe featured on Veena Azmanov! It doesn’t require any churning, which is a plus.
10. Blueberry poundcake with root beer icing
Did we really catch your attention when we started talking about denser desserts because you’re actually more a fan of sweet breads than you are of things like cakes? Then we have a feeling you’re really going to love the way The Coupon Challenge made this fantastic blueberry poundcake and drizzled it with a homemade root beer icing for an especially unique flavour.
11. Overnight blueberry French toast
We know we said we’d talk about desserts in this particular list and technically this recipe is actually for a breakfast, but we couldn’t help including it anyways! We’re completely obsessed with this mouthwatering blueberry French toast recipe from All Recipes that can be made overnight so you have a delicious treat waiting for you in the morning.
12. Blueberry lemon napoleon dessert
Did we really catch your attention when we started talking about the idea of making a slightly fancier, more gourmet styled dessert but the things you’ve seen so far didn’t just quite convince you? Then here’s another alternative for your consideration! Check out how She Wears Many Hats made this light and delicious blueberry napoleon dessert in surprisingly few simple steps.
13. Delicious vegan blueberry pie
Perhaps your favourite thing on our list so far was actually the idea of making a delicious homemade blueberry pie but you’re looking for a version that’s good for all of your friends and family, including those with dietary restrictions? In that case, we’d definitely suggest taking a look at the way Bianca Zapatka made a vegan blueberry pie that’s so good no one would ever be able to tell that anything’s different.
14. Paleo, gluten free blueberry galette
Just in case you are a really big blueberry pie fan but you’re still feeling kind of intent on trying something new so that you can expand your baking skills for at least a little bit, here’s another idea that’s especially good to try your hand at if you’re intent on making yourself a recipe list that has all the classics. Get the full details on Bakerita.
15. Blueberry truffles
Have you actually always been more of a candy and sweets person rather than a baked goods person when it comes to desserts but you’ve never tried making your own chocolates before? Then maybe it’s about time! We’re obsessed with the way Fit Foodie Finds outlined the simple process of making these delicious blueberry truffles in just a few surprisingly easy steps.