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28 Ways to Get Your Berry Fix Before Summer Is Over

Aug 24 2014 - 4:20am

Berry picking may sound like a tedious pastime, but there is nothing sweeter than sneaking sweet morsels out of an overflowing pail. Since berry season can't last forever, highlight these delicious fruits with recipes that cover breakfast, lunch, dinner, and dessert — you won't be disappointed. These 28 recipes will help you enjoy the sweet and tart taste of berries before it's too late!

Photo: Nicole Perry

Redhead in Bed

The bright flavors of strawberry, lime, and Riesling come together in this vodka-based cocktail [1], creating the ultimate drink for a hot day outdoors.

Photo: Nicole Perry

Strawberry-Lemon Bars

Update classic lemon bars with this strawberry lemonade [2] recipe. The tart squares are perfect for an end-of-season barbecue or a back-to-school bake sale.

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Lemon Soufflé With Raspberry Coulis

Ditch the standard chocolate soufflé for this lemon version drizzled with raspberry coulis [3]. It has the same light, delicate texture with a mouth-puckering twist.

Photo: Nicole Perry

Grilled Lamb With Blackberry Sauce

Though most frequently found in sweet treats, berries also add spunk to savory dishes. Top grilled lamb with blackberry sauce [4] for a bright and balanced dish.

Photo: Anna Monette Roberts

White Cake With Blueberries and Raspberries

It doesn't have to be Independence Day to be inspired by red, white, and blue. This white cake with berries [5] is festive, fluffy, and rich.

Photo: Anna Monette Roberts

Greek Frozen Yogurt With Raspberry Swirl

Cool off with a scoop of raspberry-swirled Greek frozen yogurt [6].

Photo: Lauren Hendrickson

Blueberry-Nectarine Dutch Babies

A dutch baby is basically a fluffy flapjack on steroids; add blueberries, nectarines, and ginger to the mix [7], and it's undeniably dreamy.

Photo: Nicole Perry

Blueberry Ricotta Pancakes

Lighter and airier than your typical pancake, thanks to the addition of ricotta cheese, these blueberry-studded beauties [8] practically melt in your mouth.

Photo: Anna Monette Roberts

Blueberry-Mint Margarita

There's no warm-weather tradition quite as sweet as blueberry picking. Make use of your spoils with a refreshing blueberry-mint margarita [9].

Source: Virtually Homemade [10]

Berry Tartlets

Adorable may not be the first word that comes to mind when you think dessert, but there's no other way to describe these French berry tartlets [11]. These minitreats are even elegant enough to serve at a bridal shower or wedding [12].

Photo: Nicole Perry

Watermelon-Berry Rosé Sangria

Sangria was made to sip while sitting outdoors at sunset. Mix up a batch of watermelon-berry rosé sangria [13], and get ready to relax.

Photo: Anna Monette Roberts

Strawberry Jam

Whip up a batch of strawberry jam [14]. That way, once Fall arrives you can still enjoy the bite of this berry.

Photo: Anna Monette Roberts

Strawberry-Peach Sangria

Warning: this strawberry-peach sangria [15] packs a real wallop.

Photo: Nicole Perry

Peach and Blueberry Ricotta Slice

If you love the tangy taste of cheesecake, this peach and blueberry ricotta slice [16] is the recipe for you. It's easier to make and has the creamy, decadent texture of a traditional cheesecake.

Source: Piece of Cake [17]

Strawberry and Chocolate Grilled Pizza

What's more delicious than a slice of pizza? Maybe a slice that's actually dessert. This chocolate and strawberry grilled pizza [18] is a warm, doughy delight that's best topped with a scoop of ice cream.

Photo: Lauren Hendrickson

Ginger Berry Cobbler

The zing of ginger plus the pop of fresh berries transform this ginger berry cobbler [19] into a Summer cocktail worth sipping on.

Photo: Nicole Perry

Strawberry Crumble

There's something so satisfying about the tangy and crunchy strawberry crumble [20]. The warm bubbling fruit and the sweet crust make a scrumptious combination. And did we mention that it only requires six ingredients?!

Source: Jessiker Bakes [21]

Strawberry Margarita

This sweet-tart strawberry margarita [22] is simply irresistible.

Photo: Anna Monette Roberts

Peach Blueberry Cobbler

Easy to make yet impressive, this peach blueberry cobbler [23] is company-ready.

Photo: Nicole Perry

Strawberry Rhubarb Crumble

Strawberries and rhubarb are a classic pairing, and for good reason, which will become immediately clear from one bite of this cardamom-spiced crumble [24].

Photo: Nicole Perry

Eton Mess

Eton mess [25] might seem like a strange name for a dessert, but you know what isn't strange? Its berry ripe flavor and light as a feather texture.

Photo: Anna Monette Roberts

Strawberry Tart

This surprisingly simple puff pastry strawberry tart [26] requires minimal work, but your dinner guests will never know.

Photo: Camilla Salem

Strawberry-Bourbon Cobbler

With a hint of vanilla and a finish of bold mint, this strawberry-bourbon cobbler [27] doesn't disappoint.

Photo: Anna Monette Roberts

Eton Mess Parfait

Go red, white, and blue — patriotism's always in style we say — with this mixed-berry eton mess parfait [28].

Source: Mom's Kitchen Handbook [29]

Blueberry Balsalmic-Strawberry Grilled Cheese

This isn't your mama's grilled cheese. Strawberries, blueberries, balsamic caramelized onions, and gruyère [30] are packed between two slices of bread.

Source: Cooking on the Weekends [31]

Blackberry Grunt

What the heck is a grunt, you ask? This delicious dessert [32] is similar to a cobbler and features a crumbly and warm biscuit-like topping.

Photo: Lauren Hendrickson

Strawberry Shortcake

Summer doesn't feel complete until you've had at least one bite of strawberry shortcake [33].

Photo: Nicole Perry

Orange, Strawberry, and Peach Sangria

Make this white-wine-based orange, strawberry, and peach sangria [34], and sip your way to happiness.

Photo: Anna Monette Roberts


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