Elevate your summer desserts and dishes beyond the normal favorites with these tasty blackberry recipes.
Enjoy the tart and sweet goodness of blackberries all summer long. Our collection of recipes includes drinks, desserts, and sauces that will revolutionize your summer menu.
First up is the Blackberry Curd Tart. This lemony blackberry curd is a Test Kitchen favorite. The meringue is worth every step, and you can make the curd a day ahead for convenience.
Few things top tasting a ripe, juicy blackberry in the height of summer. This granita grants you two uses: the cooked berry juices that flavor the icy granita and strained berries that can be served with angel food cake or ice cream another day.
Using whole almonds in the topping gives it a little color from the skins, but substituting sliced or slivered almonds will work in this sweet cobbler recipe, as well.
Combine ripe blackberries, simple syrup, Grand Marnier, and fresh lime juice for a perfectly puckering and sweet margarita. Carefully strain out berry seeds to enjoy the incredible color and flavor. Your guests will toast you for this one.
When making this dish in the summer, substitute fresh berries for frozen. This sauce also pairs well with biscuits or as a stand-in for syrup on pancakes.
For this dish, if your blackberries are particularly sweet or tart, adjust the amount of sugar in the sauce accordingly by 1/2 teaspoon or so to find the right balance.
The blackberry-grape sauce drizzled on these hotcakes offers sources of antioxidants that may protect against cancer and improve mental function. This is the way breakfast should be—sweet and healthy.