Blackberry Recipes

Wild blackberry season means it's time to make cobblers and jams! Browse more than 240 blackberry recipes that will satisfy your taste buds whether you have fresh-picked or frozen.

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Dessert Sauces

Blackberry Coulis

Rating: Unrated
This super easy and versatile no-cook blackberry sauce is sure to become a family favorite. It can be used on cheesecake, ice cream, yogurt, crepes--the possibilities are endless! It's even delicious in the bottom of a glass topped with champagne! Because the sweetness of blackberries can vary so much, adjust the sugar to suit your tastes.
Pork Tenderloin

Sac Valley Grilled Pork Tenderloin

Rating: Unrated
This recipe is a summer barbecue treat. With most of the ingredients coming right out of my own garden, I felt it necessary to give the dish the title I did.
Whiskey Drinks

Blackberry-Mint Julep Margarita

The Kentucky Derby meets Cinco de Mayo in this refreshing blackberry-mint julep margarita cocktail. Garnish each drink with a blackberry and a sprig of mint, if desired.
Everyday Cooking

Sweet Hot Corn Cake

Take brunch up a notch with these sweet, hot corn cakes flavored with orange zest and thyme and drizzled with homemade blackberry syrup.
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Slab Pie

Easy Three-Berry Crumble Slab Pie

Rating: Unrated
This informal pie is baked on a sheet pan and serves a crowd! Use frozen berries for a fresh flavor any time of year. You may serve this with whipped cream or ice cream, if desired.
Green Salads

Blackberry Almond Crunch Salad

Rating: Unrated
A quick and delicious salad with blackberries, crunchy sweet almonds, and low-fat feta cheese.

Delicious Blackberry Muffins

Rating: Unrated
These moist muffins are a great way to turn fresh blackberries into a yummy breakfast treat. Also great with oatmeal crumb topping. In a pinch, these can be made with frozen berries that have been thawed and drained.
Crisps and Crumbles

Chef John's Blackberry Crisp

Rating: Unrated
Actually any berry will work in this recipe (even frozen, if you must), but the dark, sweet blackberries are my favorite. Served barely warm, with a scoop of vanilla ice cream, it just doesn't get much better than this.
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Blackberry Pie

Blackberry Pie I

Rating: Unrated
I've been using this recipe for years and have always succeeded with it! Frozen or fresh blackberries can be used. Serve with vanilla ice cream.
Raspberry Desserts

The Ultimate Berry Crumble

Rating: Unrated
I don't tack the word ultimate onto just any recipe. This berry well may be my favorite summer dessert, with the perfect balance of sweet and tart, tender and crisp, fruit and crumble. Some ice cream on the side is highly recommended.
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Blackberry Cobbler

Gerry's Cobbler

Rating: Unrated
Cobbler recipe from my Aunt Gerry, used by my mother for many years. Works with other fruits as well.

Yogurt Parfait

Rating: Unrated
This is delicious for breakfast, snack, even for a dessert! It looks great in a glass, but can also be made in a bowl. Use your favorite fruit, or whatever is in season.
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Inspiration and Ideas

Our 12 Best Blackberry Desserts

Struggling through the brambles pays off deliciously with these 5-star desserts.

Blackberry Curd Tart

This gorgeous fruit tart is baked in a buttery almond crust.

Apple-Berry Pie

Rating: Unrated

A wonderful pie brimming with apples and blackberries.