Top 10 Blueberry Recipes of 2023


It’s almost time to put on our party hats and ring in the new year. Before the ball drops, we’re doing our own countdown: the top 10 blueberry recipes of 2023! These are the boosts of blue that got the most traffic from our incredible community of blueberry fans over the course of this yummy year. The top 10 recipes span the blueberry recipe library, representing each season as well as meals, snacks and beverages to enjoy at all times of day. So much tasty inspiration!

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Now, onto the most delicious countdown of the year!

Countdown to Blueberry Deliciousness

Get ready for the most delicious scrolling you’ll do all day! This top 10 list really reflects how beloved – and versatile – blueberries are. From special occasion treats to everyday snacks, these recipes are getting us excited for even more boosts of blue in 2024. See what you’ve tried and what might be next on your to-make list!

10. Blueberry Layered Cake

Blueberry Layer Cake
Nothing beats a freshly baked cake, especially one that combines blueberries and lemon. Can you name a better duo? The Blueberry Layered Cake is as beautiful as it is delicious, with three layers of rich, creamy, tangy goodness. Whether you’ve got an occasion to celebrate or just want a sweet indulgence to brighten your week, this showstopper brings a boost of blue!

9. Blueberry Pumpkin Bread

Blueberry Pumpkin Bread? That’s right! We’re twisting up tradition and giving pumpkin bread an extra oomph of flavor with fresh or frozen blueberries! Blueberries fold perfectly into sweet, spiced pumpkin bread, giving it a moist and delicious taste, as well as a boost of nutrition. This Blueberry Pumpkin Bread makes for an ideal autumn indulgence, but it’s also a treat you’ll love to eat year round.

8. Blueberry Smoothie

When you’re short on time, try this super-easy Blueberry Smoothie. Toss frozen blueberries, your favorite milk of choice and yogurt in the blender and you’ll have a thick, creamy, and satisfying Blueberry Smoothie in no time. This is the perfect recipe for starting your day, or to give yourself a boost in the afternoon.

7. Blueberry Muffins

Blueberry Muffins
Blueberry Muffins are an American favorite for a reason! Made with a hint of nutmeg and a lot of love, these Blueberry Muffins bake up beautifully to golden perfection. Serve them warm, fresh out of the tin, and they’ll bring nothing but smiles to your breakfast spread.

6. Blueberry Barbecue Sauce

Next time you fire up the grill, channel your inner chef and try this Blueberry Barbecue Sauce. Whether you’re making ribs, steak, or even grilled veggies, Blueberry Barbecue Sauce adds an intriguing bite of tart sweetness to smoky flavors. Pair it with our Blueberry Turkey Burger for the ultimate fruitified grill-out!

5. Blueberry White Chocolate Cookies

Whether you’re looking for a crowd-pleasing simple dessert or just need a quick fix for your sweet tooth, these Blueberry White Chocolate Cookies are about to be your new go-to. They’re soft in the middle, crispy on the edges, and filled with melt-in-your-mouth goodness. Frozen blueberries give these cookies a naturally gorgeous purple color, but that’s not all they do – they help make this cookie recipe vegan, subtly sweet, and filled with blueberry flavor. A total winner in our books!

4. Blueberry Pie

Blueberry pie
This Blueberry Pie recipe delivers an exquisitely simple filling – just six ingredients – and unforgettable taste. At the center of it all are the fresh, juicy blueberries that make every slice a standout. After you make the original recipe, try the variations for a little extra flair. A cornmeal crumb top adds texture and richness, while a decorated lattice brings your pie to life like the culinary artwork it is.

3. Blueberry Lavender Lemonade Cocktail

This Blueberry Lavender Lemonade Cocktail unites the sweet-tart flavor of blueberry with two of its most iconic pairings. Bright lemon juice and sweet lavender simple syrup complement the muddled blueberries and cool, piney taste of gin. Just shake, pour over ice and top with soda water to taste. It adds a sophisticated, refreshing boost of blue to any gathering.

2. Blueberry & Watermelon Salad with Marinated Feta

Your selection of favorite salads just got upgraded. This Blueberry and Watermelon Salad with Marinated Feta is so simple to make – and sure to impress. The juicy blueberries and watermelon pair perfectly with refreshing cucumber and tangy marinated feta.

1. Blueberry Maple Breakfast Bake

Start your day in a deliciously warm, cozy way with this Blueberry Maple Breakfast Bake. It’s a simple but hearty recipe, using ingredients you likely keep on hand – fresh or frozen blueberries, bread, cream cheese, milk, butter and maple syrup – and it’s good for crowds of all ages. Whether you’re hosting brunch with friends, serving the kids breakfast after a sleepover or just making a weekend treat, you’ll love this yummy, melty boost of blue!

Wishing You a Happy Blue Year!

That’s a wrap for 2023 – it’s almost time to count down to the new blue year! Together, we can make 2024 even more delicious, so be sure to visit this site all year long for new, exciting ways to grab a boost of blue. You’ll find the latest and greatest blueberry recipes, health information, hacks and more. And, as always, we want to see what you’re cooking up and how you’re enjoying blueberries. Be sure to tag your pics and social media posts with #boostofblue and @blueberries (Instagram, Facebook and Twitter) or @blueberrycouncil (TikTok)!