Blackberries are a delicious summer fruit but also a nutritional powerhouse. Whether fresh, frozen, or baked, blackberries add a pleasant sweetness and tang to any dish. They are especially delicious in desserts and we've got just the recipes to help inspire you in the kitchen.
Join Fine Dining Lovers as we discover the health benefits of blackberries and 10 recipes that highlight their flavor.
Blackberries grow on thorny bushes and are in season from May to September.
Calories in Blackberries
One cup of blackberries contains just 62 calories.
Blackberry Nutrition Facts
Blackberries are loaded with fiber (8 grams per cup). They are also an excellent source of vitamin C, potassium, magnesium, vitamin A, and iron.
Health Benefits of Blackberries
This dark-colored berry is regarded as a cancer-fighting food thanks to its content of polyphenols, which may also protect the cardiovascular system. Its high content of manganese makes blackberries an ideal food for the brain.
10 Blackberry Recipes
There are many ways to make the most of blueberries. Fresh blueberries may be enjoyed on their own, tossed into salads, into smoothies, beverages, and a number of desserts. Here are some ideas to help you make the most of this antioxidant-rich berry:
Blackberry ice cubes add interest and color to this flavorful lemon-basil lemonade.
Fresh blackberries and strawberries are the ultimate garnish for this colorful lemonade.
Smoothie Bowl with Kale
Blackberries, pineapple, oats and strawberries are the perfect topping for a kale smoothie bowl.
Mango Smoothie Bowl
Kickstart your morning with this delectable mango smoothie bowl prepared with coconut milk and topped with frozen mixed berries.
Blackberries may also be incorporated into decadent desserts like tarts, pies, and more!
This creamy cheese tart with a buttery crust is perfect for entertaining. Fresh blackberries and blueberries take it over the top!
Blackberry and Verbena
If you are in the mood for a gourmet dessert then this recipe from chef Andreas Caminadas is what you need. It features blackberries incorporated into a sorbet, a luscious paper dessert, and a gel.
Blackberries make a great base for cobbler and this recipe from Allrecipes proves it.
Blackberry Ice Cream
The flavor of fresh blackberries is best expressed in this delicious blackberry ice cream recipe.
Blackberry Hand Pies
These blackberry hand pies are cooked with a hint of lemon and are delicious paired with coffee or tea.
We've all had strawberry shortcake but have you ever tried blackberry cake? You'll enjoy this recipe from Serious Eats.