20 homemade berry dessert recipes

Homemade Berry Dessert recipes

There are so many different kinds of berries, including fruits you didn’t even think were berries (like bananas). Berries are packed with nutritional benefits, like vitamin C and antioxidants. They’re also sweet, making them the perfect ingredient for delicious desserts. Use them in sherbets, cakes, fruit salads, or anything else you can dream of – it’s up to you!

These berry desserts can be prepared for parties, family dinners, or any other gathering. Each recipe can be modified to suit your dietary needs (or those of your guests). Some of these desserts don’t even involve baking. Which treat will you serve at your next event?

Ooh these berry dessert recipes are GOOD!

  1. Mixed Berry Cheesecake

This cheesecake is made using strawberries, blueberries, and raspberries. Heat them up along with icing sugar to create a berry juice that you’ll use in the cake. Save some extra berries to decorate the top of the cake!

  1. Blueberry Frozen Yogurt

Frozen yogurt tends to be healthier than ice cream, but it’s just as tasty! This recipe keeps things simple with just five ingredients: blueberries, sugar, lemon juice, yogurt, and Kirsch. Each serving has just 179 calories, too!

  1. Blueberry Shortcake Trifles

Serve these shortcake trifles in mason jars, which provide each person with a generous serving. If you’re short on time, use a store-bought pound cake or angel food cake. With this shortcut, you can prepare this dessert in minutes!

  1. White Chocolate Cranberry Cream Cheese Cookies

If you’re looking for some soft cookies to serve over the holidays this winter, look no further! Each batch takes just 24 minutes to bake and prepare, so you’ll have time to make more than one batch for a bigger party.

  1. Blueberry Banana Muffins

Fruity muffins always make a great guilt-free snack. These blueberry banana muffins are low in sugar and fat, making them a decently healthy dessert. Each serving has just 162 calories, too!

  1. Raspberry & Dark Chocolate Protein Brownies

These brownies are packed with protein while remaining gluten free, dairy free, and vegan. They’re so rich and gooey that your kids won’t know they’re eating 15 grams of protein in each brownie!

  1. Mini Fruit Pizzas

Before you get grossed out: no, you won’t be combining mozzarella cheese with fruit. Instead, you’ll use a cream cheese and heavy cream spread on a sugar cookie. Top the pizzas with kiwis, blueberries, and grapes. To switch things up, make a few slices with strawberries and pineapples!

  1. Berry Pie

Autumn is just around the corner, and that means pies will be sold by the palette at every food store. Skip the long checkout lines and make your own pie at home! This sweet and tart dessert uses strawberries, blueberries, blackberries, and raspberries.

  1. Blackberry Cupcakes

The light purple frosting from these cupcakes comes from the blackberries – that means you can use a different berry, but the color of the frosting will change. The blackberry preserve filling packs flavor into the entire cupcake, not just the frosting!

  1. Strawberry Banana Bread

Almost every banana lover loves a good banana bread! Add strawberries to your dessert with this vegan, gluten free recipe. To add more color to your crust, top the loaf with more strawberry and banana slices before baking it.

  1. Raspberry Chocolate Chip Frozen Yogurt

Here’s another frozen yogurt recipe to try on warmer days! The secret to keeping the yogurt from becoming too frozen is vodka – either vanilla or raspberry. This recipe is low in calories, but you’ll still get 6 grams of protein with each serving!

  1. Gluten Free Strawberry Cake

This tempting strawberry cake uses all-natural colors instead of dyes. Simply blend some strawberries to create a puree packed with flavor. To add even more color, add some beetroot powder.

  1. Blueberry Lemon Cake

If you’re on a Weight Watchers diet, you’ll love this cake because you’ll only spend 1 point eating it! The recipe yields 8 to 10 servings, making it great to serve as a late lunch treat.

  1. Strawberry Scones

Scones are a classic dessert pastry. This recipe makes them healthier by using sugar free and low carb ingredients. It’s even gluten free, making it a great dessert for those with dietary restrictions.

  1. Blueberry Crisp

Serve a blueberry crisp at your next holiday gathering to make the kids go wild! You’ll love the crunchy oats and the flavorful blueberries in each serving of this dessert. Each batch takes 45 minutes to make and serves 6 people (or fewer, since your guests will likely want seconds!)

  1. Blueberry Cream Cheese Pinwheels

Combine sweet and salty ingredients to make blueberry cream cheese pinwheels! These puff pastries are topped with a blueberry mixture and powdered sugar for an Instagram-worthy presentation. You’ll only need to leave them in the oven for 10 to 12 minutes!

  1. Strawberry Peach Chia Pops

It’s hard to find vegan desserts that still taste like desserts. These popsicles make tasty vegan desserts a reality by replacing cow’s milk with almond milk. You’ll hardly notice a difference! Using black chia seeds adds protein to an already healthy treat.

  1. Blackberry Lime Scones

Who would have thought to combine blackberries with limes? These sweet and citrusy scones are perfect for summer. The blackberries live in the dough, while the lime comprises most of the glaze.

  1. Mini Strawberry Tarts

Sometimes, it’s hard to control our portions when we’re presented with an appetizing treat. These mini strawberry tarts solve that problem for us! The recipe is vegan and based off of a Scottish delicacy.

  1. Triple Berry Crumble with Mint, Lemon, and Coconut

Get ready to crumble with a dessert packed with fruit! Some people confuse crumbles with crisps: the difference is that crumbles do not contain oats. Bring some to your next potluck!

Berries make desserts colorful, flavorful, and nutritious. If you haven’t been baking with berries until now, you’ve been missing out. Many of the berries in these recipes can be substituted for your favorites. Get creative while baking to put your own twist on each of these berry dessert recipes!

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