A thick, frosty blueberry shake made with frozen kefir cubes and fresh ginger.
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This drink, chilled down with a bottle of Duvel, will knock a couple of degrees off a hot day's temperature.
The classic British fool, a dessert of fruit and whipped cream, is an ideal warm weather dessert because it's light and balance of sweet and tart fruit flavors. Fresh lemon curd and blueberry compote are spooned into this flavorful version.
This delicious blueberry jam made from in-season summer blueberries, sugar, and lemon juice couldn't be more simple to make. The key is to select the best berries: Namely, a mixture that includes mostly just-ripe berries with a few under-ripe berries as well.
These blueberry crumb bars are the best of both the cookie and crumble worlds. An easy shortbread cookie base is covered with a layer of sweet blueberries then topped with an extra thick layer of buttery crumbs.
Fresh blueberries and warm shortcakes; does it really get any better than that? Maybe with a fat scoop of vanilla ice cream on top. All you need is a sheet pan and a little elbow grease to put this crowd-pleasing cobbler together.
Sweet, snack-like foods are not usually my pick for breakfast. I'm less likely to grab a muffin or slice of coffee cake than I am to slurp down a bowl of oatmeal. Still, slightly sweet baked goods like Megan Gordon's blueberry breakfast bars in her new cookbook, Whole-Grain Mornings, could find a place in my breakfast routine if I need a quick grab-and-go meal.
Adding a little cooked oatmeal to this blueberrry smoothie means it has serious staying power.
Rich with brown sugar and tangy yogurt, these super moist and tender berry muffins are topped with a crunchy buttery streusel.
These muffins are dense where others are fluffy, and moist where some are dry. As an added plus, they are easy enough to whip up before work.
Two summer favorites, preserved using a low-sugar pectin that requires less sugar for a familiar set, yield a velvety purple spread punctuated with softened blueberries.
The natural pectin in blueberries helps keep this pickled blueberry smooth, and the vinegar helps balance the sweetness of both the berries and the maple syrup. The combination of spices adds a complex punch to the senses.
In this ice cream, blueberries are cooked into a rich jam with lime, star anise, and cinnamon, then blended into a custard for an ice cream that tastes like blueberry cobbler, but a lot more interesting.
Whether you're baking up a batch of muffins or a family-style breakfast cake, this gluten-free recipe is a delightful, not-too-sweet celebration of blueberry season.
To celebrate the Fourth, these star-shaped biscuits are topped with a strawberry-blueberry sauce and a dollop of whipped cream.
The pretty purple hue of this soda comes from a simple homemade blueberry syrup.
A moist blueberry cake with a buttery crumb topping.
Homemade blueberry cereal bars pack real blueberry flavor in a crisp, tender, buttery crust. By using a food processor to do the mixing work, this recipe requires a time investment but is not labor intensive. There is a bit of the devil in the assembly details, however.
Thick, silky, and speckled with tiny chunks of blueberries, this jam has a pronounced maple flavor and is lightly scented with star anise, cinnamon, and vanilla. It would be perfect between layers of French toast, but also try it with buttery scones or cinnamon streusel muffins, or swirl it into oatmeal.
I've taken to smashing a few blueberries in the bottom of a cocktail shaker, then adding bourbon, lemon and simple syrup, then giving it a good shake. Once the whole thing has been strained into a glass, I like to lighten it a with a bit of seltzer and a squeeze of lemon peel.