Strawberries, raspberries, blueberries — oh my! Berry season is in full swing. From muffins to pancakes to frozen yogurt, these delicious berry recipes make the most of the season’s juiciest bounty.
This summery recipe comes from Gina Homolka’s bestselling cookbook, Skinnytaste Fast & Slow (Clarkson Potter, 2016). She writes: “I love bringing a big bowl of these juicy berries to a backyard gathering, especially in the summer when berries are at their peak. This easy dessert doesn’t require any cooking, and is always a crowd-pleaser…My trick to making the homemade whipped cream with less fat is folding in some Greek yogurt, which also adds a slight tang that’s quite delicious with the berries.” GET THE RECIPE
Packed with sweet strawberries, these tender muffins with crisp, golden tops are perfect for a special breakfast or brunch. The secret is adding a lot of berries to the batter along with a touch of almond extract to complement the fruit. GET THE RECIPE
This elegant and refreshing fruit salad is delicious on its own as a healthy dessert but also pairs well with pound cake, vanilla ice cream — or both! GET THE RECIPE
This strawberry treat bears no resemblance to store-bought frozen yogurt or the imitation ice cream served at most fro-yo shops. Instead, it tastes intensely of fresh strawberries. My eight-year-old daughter said it best: “It tastes very strawberry-y.” GET THE RECIPE
Fresh berries are delicious on their own but if you’re looking for a way to dress them up, elegant parfaits are the way to go….