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September Flavor of the Month: Blackberries

Every season has a flavor all its own, and this month is all about blackberries. Tart, sweet, and bursting with fruity flavor, blackberries are a natural complement to lemon, chocolate, and even pork. Here are 20 of our favorite blackberry recipes for you to try.


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    • Plum-Berry Whole Wheat Tarts

      Plums and blackberries bake together in a sturdy yet tender crust. Goat cheese crumbled on top adds tangy richness as it melts.

    • Peach and Blackberry Slaw

      This fresh side is a cross between a salad and a slaw. Peaches and berries add a touch of sweetness to balance the tangy herb dressing.

    • Blackberry Swirl Pie

      Use fresh or frozen blackberries to make this colorful cobbler-like pie. Sour cream adds a delightful tang to the sweet berry filling.

    • Grilled Berry Cobbler with Graham Cracker Topper

      This luscious cobbler recipe makes the most of fresh raspberries, blackberries, and blueberries. Serve it with a scoop of vanilla ice cream.

    • Blackberry Salad with Creamy Feta

      Fresh blackberries get a surprising twist with quick-pickled red onions, mint, and creamy feta.

    • Triple-Berry Cobbler

      For an extraordinary ending to any meal, bring out bowls full of bubbling blueberries, raspberries, and blackberries set off with a sweet-and-spicy topper.

    • Watch! Flavorful Blackberry Bourbon Lemonade

      Our lemonade cocktail is bursting with the flavors of blackberry and bourbon. See our simple steps for making this delicious drink.

    • Ricotta Mousse with Berries

      Creamy ricotta cheese flavored with orange peel and orange liqueur is the perfect flavor contrast to a tart but sweet berry mixture.

    • Smoked Pork Chops with Onion-Blackberry Relish

      For a mouth-watering main dish that's ready in less than half an hour, try this tantalizing pork chop recipe. Chipotle pepper tempers the sweetness of the berries and onions in the relish.

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      Coconut Fruit S'Mores

      Customize these indoor s'mores by swapping the blackberries for your favorite fruits, such as strawberries, blueberries, or plum slices.

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      Chocolate-Berry Meringue

      Elegant in its simplicity -- with billows of soft whipped cream, crunchy chocolate meringue, and succulent fresh berries -- this dessert is superb.

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      Fresh Fruit and Cream Tarts

      Sinfully rich cream chilled in a pastry shell is topped with colorful berries to create this refreshing dessert. The tarts can be assembled and refrigerated up to four hours before serving.

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      Blackberry Sangria

      This bright sangria, sweetened with blackberry syrup, will inspire guests to linger for one more glass.

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      Chocolate Harvest Cake

      This moist pumpkin cake is covered in a chocolate glaze and topped with red grapes, blackberries, toasted hazelnuts, and shredded orange peel.

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      Roasted Pork with Blackberry Sauce

      A rich and flavorful marinade, including blackberry preserves, dry white wine, fresh rosemary, and Dijon mustard, dresses up roasted pork tenderloin. Fresh green beans make a simple, healthy side dish.

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      Lemon-Blackberry Mini Tarts

      Top the assembled tarts with a spoonful of fresh blackberries and a shiny glaze made from blackberry spreadable fruit and lemon juice. Garnish with fresh mint for a pop of color.

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      Sherry Almond Cake

      Slicing into this sponge cake, you'll find a lovely surprise: a rich-hued berry filling nestled between two sherry-infused cake layers.

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      Lemon-Blackberry Pie

      Pour luscious lemon filling over a layer of plump blackberries to create this delectable polka-dot pie.

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      Blackberry Strudel Cookies

      Seedless blackberry jam mixed with coconut, walnuts, and currants fills these beautiful spiral cookies.

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      Chicken-Berry Salad

      This healthful salad packs protein from chicken and lots of antioxidants from blackberries.

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      White Chocolate and Blackberry S'Mores

      White chocolate, chocolate graham crackers, and blackberry jam come together in this sweet treat.

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