The Best Blueberry Dessert Recipes Ever Created in Our Test Kitchen

Blueberry-Chocolate Pie with Cookie Crust
Photo: Andy Lyons

Add a burst of bright sweet-tart flavor to your final course with these fresh blueberry dessert recipes. With berry-studded bundt cakes, fruit crisps, and crazily refreshing lemon-blueberry desserts, our complete guide to the best blueberry desserts will convince you that these small fruits can pack a lot of flavor.

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Blueberry Bundt Cake

blueberry bundt cake
Carson Downing

With its glossy glaze and showy fluted shape, this fresh blueberry dessert is almost too pretty to eat. But not quite. Plain yogurt makes the bundt cake batter remarkably tender, while lemon, cardamom, and vanilla make each crumb of this blueberry version worth savoring.

Buy It: Nordic Ware Bundt Pan, $40, Crate & Barrel

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Blueberry-Lemon Shortcakes

Blueberry-Lemon Shortcakes
Andy Lyons

Step aside, strawberry shortcake. There's a new favorite shortcake recipe in town, featuring fluffy honey-yogurt cream and juicy, perfectly ripe blueberries. (If you're lucky to have both kinds of berries, though, we highly recommend making this a strawberry and blueberry dessert for a beautiful red, white, and blue treat.)

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Sparkling Rosé Blueberry Floats

Sparkling Rose Blueberry Floats
Andy Lyons

Toast blueberry season in style with these boozy floats. In partnership with the scoops of sweet-tart blueberry granita and creamy coconut gelato, fresh basil lends a bonus dose of summer sensations. A splash of bubbly rosé wine is the final component to finish the frozen blueberry dessert in refreshing, festive fashion.

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Blueberry-Sour Cream Dessert

Blueberry-Sour Cream Dessert
Blaine Moats

Please pie lovers and cheesecake fans alike with this best-of-both-worlds blueberry dessert recipe made with cream cheese. A tangy-sweet sour cream layer bakes up densely, delicious atop luscious blueberry filling in a cookie-like crust.

Test Kitchen Tip: If you want to shorten the time required between step one and savoring a slice, trade a store-bought graham cracker crust for the DIY crust.

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Blueberry Bread Pudding with Blueberry Sauce

Blueberry Bread Pudding with Blueberry Sauce
Kritsada Panichgul

Here's a blueberry dessert recipe you have our full permission to enjoy for both brunch or post dinner. Bread pudding is a delicious home for leftover or stale bread, especially when it's amped up with sweet berries, toasted coconut, and salty pecans. Finish with a shower of homemade blueberry sauce for dessert, or maple syrup for brunch.

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Peach-Berry Hot Honey Crisp

Peach-Berry Hot Honey Crisp
Blaine Moats

Sugar, spice, and everything nice are what you'll find in each bite of this peach-blueberry dessert. The topping on this cast iron skillet dessert is a cinch to pull together with just refrigerator and pantry staples. To balance the delightfully sweet, in-season peaches, blueberries, and raspberries, we suggest stirring in a couple of spoonfuls of chile-infused hot honey.

Buy It: Mike's Hot Honey, $10, Target

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Layered Blueberry (Pan)Cake

Layered Blueberry (Pan)Cake

Designed to look like a towering stack of pancakes, this blueberry dessert recipe is sure to inspire requests to know you made it look so realistic. This spot-on replica of the classic breakfast comes complete with white chocolate square "butter pats," fresh blueberries, and maple syrup. The berries are hiding in the batter.

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Coconut-Blueberry Cheesecake Bars

Coconut-Blueberry Cheesecake Bars
Blaine Moats

Speckled with juicy, sweet-tart fruit, this blueberry cheesecake dessert is a brilliant choice when you're craving cheesecake, but need to feed an army. Coconut flakes are baked right into these creamy bars for a welcome tropical flair.

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Blueberry Cream Biscuits with Blueberry Sauce

Blueberry Cream Biscuits with Blueberry Sauce
Andy Lyons

A sweetened blueberry sauce is the perfect complement to these berry-studded biscuits. Warning: The sauce is so good, you should probably make a double batch to spoon over pancakes, waffles, ice cream, oatmeal, and more. Whipping cream fluffs up the biscuit dough for a lusciously flaky, simple, fresh blueberry dessert.

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Blueberry Cream Cheese Pastries

Blueberry Cream Cheese Pastries
Karla Conrad

Although these fruity blueberry treats look like they're straight from the bakery, they're surprisingly easy to pull together. Use packaged puff pastry sheets, smooth cream cheese, and store-bought blueberry preserves to cut down on the prep time. To sweeten the deal, this recipe can be made with either fresh or frozen berries, depending on the time of year and what you have on hand.

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Blueberry Crumble Slab Pie

Blueberry Slab Pie
Jason Donnelly

Sprinkled with a topping of warm brown sugar, cinnamon-pecan, and oat crumbs, this blueberry pie will have you reaching for seconds—but there will be plenty of this treat to go around. It serves 24 and is made in a 9x13-inch pan, making this one of the best for potlucks or larger get-togethers.

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Blueberry Crisp

Blueberry Crisp
Kritsada Panichgul

Whether you start with fresh or frozen fruit, this easy blueberry dessert recipe will satisfy—and the cinnamon-scented oat topping is far easier than a lattice piecrust. Pro tip: This classic fruit crisp is at its most irresistible when served warm and topped with either vanilla ice cream or fluffy whipped cream.

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Cornmeal-Blueberry Scones

Cornmeal-Blueberry Scones
Jay Wilde

Perfect for a breakfast treat or an afternoon snack, these hearty scones are overflowing with fresh blueberries and toasted almonds. Each bite of this frozen blueberry dessert (and yes, that means you can enjoy it anytime of year) tastes like a mash-up recipe of a slice of corn bread and a blueberry muffin. Serve the sones warm with a sweet lime-laced powdered sugar glaze drizzled on top.

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