Blackberries are incredible in both savory and sweet dishes, due to their unique and amazing balance of tartness and sweetness that complements so many other flavors! Don’t let the summer go by without whipping up some berry delicious blackberry recipes – and if you don’t know where to start, we’ve got you covered! Check out these 15 blackberry recipes that are perfect for summer on our Food Monster App.
1. Matcha and Blackberry Curd Tarts
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Simple, sweet, and light, these Matcha and Blackberry Curd Tarts from Harriet Porterfield make the most wonderful dessert or snack. These babies are vegan, gluten, and refined sugar-free and very-almost raw. The flavor combination is something else. The lemon blackberry filling is like a set custard, it’s not too rich but still sweet enough to make this feel like a very special treat.
2. Apple and Blackberry Crumble
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This tasty Apple and Blackberry Crumble from Buffy-Ellen Gill is a reminder that sometimes, the simple things are best. Oats, almonds, and walnuts are blended with sticky-sweet dates, coconut oil, and a dash of vanilla and sea salt. The fruity filling is made from sweet apples, tangy lemon, and tart blackberries. Serve with coconut yogurt or vegan ice cream.
3. Crispy Blackberry Rosemary Focaccia
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This Crispy Blackberry Rosemary Focaccia recipe from Katharina Boden uses fresh raspberries to add a sweet bite to the otherwise savory bread. The bursts of berry flavor compliment the herby goodness that comes from the fresh rosemary. With textures and flavors so on point, you’ll find it hard to stop yourself from eating a whole loaf on your own!
4. Blackberry Chia Jam Crumble Bars
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What doubles as breakfast and dessert? These Blackberry Chia Jam Crumble Bars from Talida Voinea! A base made from ground almonds, oats, and dates is topped with a thick, fruity chia jam followed by a crunchy crumble topping. They’re gluten-free, free from refined sugar, and packed with antioxidants from the yummy blackberries. Grab one to go on your way to work or serve it with a scoop of vegan vanilla ice cream for dessert.
5. Blackberry Thumbprint Cookies
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6. Cucumber Quinoa Salad With Blackberries
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While quinoa is a great replacement for rice in savory dishes, it’s also a wonderful grain to incorporate into sweet dishes! This Cucumber Quinoa Salad With Blackberries from Taylor Kiser features spiralized cucumber noodles, almond milk, blackberries, slivered almonds, and mint. The gingery, creamy, almond butter vinaigrette makes this dish truly special.
7. Blackberry Lavender Ice Cream
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The combination of tart blackberries, creamy coconut, zesty lemon and calm lavender is just magical. It’s super easy but certainly has a wow-factor. And that’s just what ice cream does, right? Just one lick can bring back the prettiest memories. Make new memories with this light, calming, but also decadent Blackberry Lavender Ice Cream from Melissa Haithcock.
8. Vanilla Cupcakes With Blackberry Cream Cheese Frosting
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Looking for the perfect summery vegan dessert for parties? Rich blackberry cream cheese frosting is piled high on these dense vanilla vegan cupcakes. The pink color of the frosting comes naturally from the blackberries — no food coloring necessary. These cute little Vanilla Cupcakes With Blackberry Cream Cheese Frosting from Sofia Von Porat are the perfect summer dessert and great for weddings! Blackberries are in season from June till August, which means they’re a great addition to classic sweets when you’re looking to freshen them up for summer!
9. Currant and Blackberry Kanten With Swiss Cream and Basil Syrup
A deliciously sweet recipe that you will simply adore! This unique and amazing Currant and Blackberry Kanten With Swiss Cream and Basil Syrup from Valentina Chiappa perfectly combines flavors to create something truly delicious.
10. Cinnamon Cupcakes With Blackberry Frosting
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Are you a fan of moist, cinnamon infused cakes? What about sugar free, naturally colored, creamy frosting? Well look no further friends, these Cinnamon Cupcakes With Blackberry Frosting from Harriet Porterfield are here to bring a little magic into your life The perfect cakes to see you into the new season, decorated with a sweet garnish of late summer blackberries and a lush cashew blackberry frosting.
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This decadent Rosemary Scented Blackberry Lemon Bundt Cake from Gretchen Price is the perfect treat to accompany a cup of black coffee or to nibble on after a light supper. The blackberries and rosemary combine beautifully to make a unique and alluring flavor palette while the sour cream provides the cake with a rich, dense, moistness that is to die for.
12. Sweet Potato Millet Patties and Blackberry Salsa
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This unexpected combination in these Sweet Potato Millet Patties and Blackberry Salsa from Sylwia Radzaj will leave you wanting more! Sweet potato and millet patties are flavorful and added sunflower and chia seeds make them filling. With blackberry, basil, and red chili, the salsa is sweet, fresh, spicy, and the perfect topping for these patties!
13. Blackberry Peach Cobbler With Ginger Spice Biscuits
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Fall rolls around, and this rustic Blackberry Peach Cobbler With Ginger Spice Biscuits from Adam Merrin and Ryan Alvarez is going to roll you right into the ‘ber months, smoother than a cloud. Made with plump blackberries, fresh peaches, a sweet vanilla bean, and a splash of lemon juice, this recipe uses both brown and white sugar for extra flavor. Topped with warm and tender ginger-spice biscuits and a scoop of vanilla ice cream—of course—this dreamy end-of-summer treat with hints of cinnamon is true heaven in a skillet.
14. Chickpea Pancakes With Blackberry Sauce and Lemon Yogurt Cream
These incredibly fluffy and protein-packed Chickpea Pancakes With Blackberry Sauce and Lemon Yogurt Cream from Kat Condon are a breakfast dream! Gluten-free, grain-free and packed with protein, these pancakes are sure to keep you full for hours.
15. Blackberry Vanilla Tequila Mojito
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This Blackberry Vanilla Tequila Mojito from Adam Merrin and Ryan Alvarez is perfect for summer parties. All the components can be made in advance. The lime mint sugar can be prepped a week ahead, and making the vanilla simple syrup is as easy as combining water, sugar, and a vanilla bean in a small pan. Once the party has begun and you’re ready to mix up some mojitos, you just muddle some fresh berries and mint, stir it all together, take your first sip, and set sail for paradise. Maybe just… make sure you’re sitting down first.
Loving these blackberry recipes? Check out these other berry recipes: 25 Beautiful and Summery Blueberry Recipes and 25 Colorful and Delicious Raspberry Recipes! Don’t forget to check out our Food Monster App, which is available for iPhone, and can also be found on Instagram and Facebook. The app has more than 15,000 plant-based, allergy-friendly recipes, and subscribers gain access to new recipes every day.
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