15 Lemon-Blueberry Treats That Perk Up Any Day
Lemons and blueberries. Name a better duo. The lemon's mouth-puckering juice and sharp zest enhance the tart-sweet taste of the berries. But add these bright ingredients to some combination of sugar, flour, and fat, and actual magic happens. Here's a list of our best lemon and blueberry sweets, from light, fluffy scones to dense, decadent cheesecake.
Lemon-Blueberry Bundt® Cake
"This rich lemon Bundt cake has the surprise of fresh blueberries and a lemon glaze that really brings home the lemon flavor. Great as a coffee cake, an afternoon pick-me-up, or a nice dessert after dinner. You will love the convenience of a Bundt cake. Only one pan, some glaze, and berries to garnish, or not — you choose," recipe creator Bibi says.
Lemon Blueberry Bread
Reviewers rave over this quick bread's cake-like texture and lemony aroma.
Lemon Blueberry Custard Pie
Recipe submitter M. Parker describes this pie as "tart and refreshing with a smooth, creamy, meringue-like consistency."
"I made this dessert for a large gathering where everyone brings an appetizer or dessert. I opted for this recipe because it seemed quick and easy. Boy, was it!" — Rainydear
Lemon Blueberry Cake
"This is an easy cake mix cake with marvelous frosting. For more lemon flavor, I sometimes add lemon rind," recipe submitter Kamill says.
Paleo Blueberry Lemon Muffins
"These were amazing! I added more blueberries but didn't change anything else. They don't even need the icing just a drizzle of honey will do. Love it, love it!" — drdeb444
Meyer Lemon and Blueberry Cheese Tart
Mascarpone cheese, whipped topping, and lemon curd come together in this smooth, creamy filling. A lemon cookie crust adds a little more zest.
Blueberry Lemon Bread
You can bake this dense bread in a Bundt pan or muffin tin. It's sweet enough to pass for dessert!
Blueberry Lemon Shortcake
"Light, tangy, and not too sweet, this dessert is quick and easy to make. The blueberry sauce and lemon curd can be prepared ahead of time and kept in the refrigerator for up to two weeks. Top with whipped cream and fresh blueberries." — queso144
Blueberry-Lemon Crumb Bars
Three layers of yum form these crumb bars: a crispy-crunchy crust, a sweet blueberry filling, and a crumbly topping.
Blueberry Lemon Loaf
This quick bread averages five stars with an upward of 100 ratings. Sour cream contributes to its tang and moist texture.
Lemon-Blueberry Scones with Blueberry Glaze
"Definitely not your traditional scone! These scones have a bit of whole wheat flour, a bit of Greek yogurt, a touch of cardamom and ginger — and a nice lemon-blueberry flavor that gets amped up by the addition of a blueberry glaze," recipe creator Kim says.
Fresh Blueberry Cake
"Very nice old-fashioned type recipe. I added a crumb topping to the top. I used freshly-picked blueberries and ate it warm with whipped topping. A fairly moist cake that has lasted into the next day nicely." — AuntE
Lemon Souffle Cheesecake with Blueberry Topping
"Enjoy this light and lemony cheesecake with its delicious blueberry topping. It's excellent as a summer dessert." — MERRYMOBERRY
Lemon Blueberry Scones
"This is a great recipe. I love the crunchiness of the top with the brushed cream for baking. The inside is light and fluffy. Baking during COVID-19 pandemic meant modifying with ingredients on hand. Sub with dry blueberries and plain greek yogurt instead of cream. This is a keeper!" — CJs