Make These 15 Raspberry Recipes for a Sweeter Summer
Delicious eaten straight out of hand, raspberries are also perfect sprinkled over yogurt and cereal or added to desserts, especially when paired with chocolate and cream. Raspberries have a delicate texture and unforgettable fragrance. They're also a healthy source of fiber and vitamin C. As well as the familiar red raspberry, keep an eye out for black and golden varieties.
Raspberries are in their peak season from late July to early October. Look for plump, firm, and fragrant berries, free of their hulls. Store raspberries uncovered, in the refrigerator in a single layer on a paper-towel-lined plate for two to three days. Rinse just before using.
Fresh raspberries arrive just in time for lots of summery recipes. Crumbles, crisps, and cobblers immediately come to mind when we think about ways to serve up juicy, sweet berry fillings. This Gooseberry-Raspberry Crumble highlights the very best of raspberries while pairing them with an unexpected fruit—gooseberries, which are tart like rhubarb. However, you don't need to just make desserts with raspberries. Keep in simple with recipes like Raspberry Applesauce with Chia and Raspberry Honey.
If you really want to make heads turn, bake this Raspberry and Chocolate-Hazelnut Crepe Cake. It has layer upon layer of delicious raspberry flavor and will certainly feed a dinner party crowd. If you're looking for recipes that fit the bill of backyard barbecue, a Peach-and-Raspberry Oat Cobbler and this Raspberry Mascarpone Tart stunner (it's easier than it looks!) hit the mark. Next time you get a little too excited at the farm and end up with an abundance of raspberries, you'll know what to do!
Raspberry Mascarpone Tart
Raspberry and Chocolate-Hazelnut Crepe Cake
Biscuit-Jelly Roll with Rhubarb and Raspberries
Pressure-Cooker Raspberry Upside-Down Cake
Peach-and-Raspberry Oat Cobbler
Serve this cobbler at room temperature with a dollop of raspberry sorbet or vanilla ice cream on the side for a sweet-as-a-peach finish that the family will love.
Fast Raspberry Scones
Fanciful swirls of fresh raspberry puree dress up this classic graham cracker-crust cheesecake.
Pear-and-Raspberry Baked French Toast
Getting breakfast on the table any day of the week can be a challenge, so make it ahead! Rich brioche absorbs the vanilla custard, succulent pears, and juicy raspberries while it sits overnight. All you have to do day of is bake it for an hour—and wait to dig in.
Coconut-Raspberry Breakfast Pudding
Coconut milk makes this creamy rice pudding vegan, and adds sweet, tropical flavor to boot. Plus vitamin C-rich raspberries, wholegrains, and maple syrup keep it healthy.