Blueberry Recipes

When fresh blueberries are in season, we love baking classics desserts like blueberry pies, cakes, and cobblers. Frozen blueberries also make delicious year-round smoothies and muffins.

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Best Buttermilk Pancakes

Rating: 3.5 stars 1499
The key to light and fluffy buttermilk pancakes from scratch? Don't overmix the batter—it should have small to medium lumps.

Banana-Blueberry Smoothie

Rating: 3.5 stars 344
For a fresh, healthy start to the day or a refreshing pick-me-up, try this blueberry banana smoothie. It couldn't be easier to make with just three ingredients—nonfat plain yogurt, banana, and frozen blueberries. Use a ripe banana for more sweetness, or swap the frozen blueberries for the same amount of your favorite frozen fruit.

Blueberry Crisp

Rating: 3 stars 982
Three pints of fresh blueberries go into this juicy, lightly sweetened fruit crisp. Use oats, chopped nuts, or some of each to add texture and crunch to the sweet, buttery topping. And be sure to serve this delightful summer dessert with scoops of vanilla ice cream or dollops of whipped cream.

Blueberry Scones

Rating: 3.5 stars 544
Sweet-tart fresh berries are showcased in every bite of these light, fluffy blueberry scones. Pair them with coffee for breakfast or brunch, or enjoy them for afternoon tea. They are easy to make, just be sure not to overwork the dough.

Our Favorite Blueberry Muffins

Rating: 3.5 stars 388
Blueberry muffins are a breakfast staple in most homes. This recipe from "Martha's Entertaining" features two options to finish: make a crumb topping, or sprinkle granulated sugar and freshly grated mace over the batter just before baking.

Blueberry Cupcakes

Rating: 3.5 stars 232
These blueberry cupcakes are breakfast for dessert. Fresh blueberries are mixed into vanilla cake -- rather than muffin -- batter, which is then topped with cinnamon streusel and swirls of blueberry-cream cheese icing. This recipe appeared in episode 308 of Martha Bakes.

Oven-Baked Blueberry Pancake

Rating: 3.5 stars 251
This pancake is also delicious without the berries, which can be served alongside instead.This recipe is one of our Better Basics: 10 New Takes on Family Favorites, see the others.

Breakfast Quinoa

Rating: 3.5 stars 1228
Usually served in savory side dishes, quinoa -- a high-protein seed -- also makes a wonderful hot cereal.

Blueberry Pie

Rating: 3 stars 267
Blueberry pie is a perfect summer dessert. Yes, it's pie; but blueberries are one of the healthiest foods around, and they require no pitting or peeling.

Easy Mini Pavlovas

Consider a pavlova bar for your next party, with individual meringue shells, whipped cream, and fresh seasonal fruit (here, we've used blueberries brightened with a touch of lemon zest). Your guests will love assembling their own desserts.

Blueberry-Oatmeal Muffins

A cup of quick-cooking oats makes these moist muffins even more substantial. A touch of spicy cinnamon in the batter pairs nicely with the sweet, juicy blueberries.

Blueberry Buckle

Rating: 3.5 stars 199
Thick with blueberries, this streusel-encrusted cake is delicious for breakfast or dessert.

Inspiration and Ideas

25 Blueberry Recipes Bursting with Flavor
From an early morning wake-up call to a sweet dessert to end your day, blueberries shine in these recipes.
Baked Blueberry French Toast Casserole
Juicy blueberries nestle between slices of brioche in this delicious make-ahead brunch dish. Prep it the night before, just add the berries before baking in the morning. Our French toast casserole bakes up crispy on top and creamy in the middle and is a perfect, crowd-pleasing dish for when you have guests.
Blueberry Topping
Rating: 3.5 stars 141

Unlike the gluely topping you find in a can, this one is made with fresh berries that are cooked down to a syrup; a touch of lemon juice cuts the sweetness. Use this recipe when making our Cheesecake with Blueberry Topping.