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26 Amazing Blueberry Desserts

When summer arrives, blueberry desserts seem to be everywhere. We’ve included a wide array of the perfect hot-weather treats, as well as some that can be enjoyed no matter what the weather is outside.

For your convenience, each of the blueberry desserts listed has the type of blueberries you’ll need, as well as all prep and cook times. Most use either fresh or frozen, and some give you the choice between both. A few also have the option for a can of blueberry pie filling for those of you who might be looking for blueberry desserts with as minimal effort as possible.

We looked through hundreds of blueberry desserts to bring you only the best of the best!

If you have any favorite blueberry desserts of your own you’d like to share (or one you’ve made), please share it in the comments section at the end of the post. You might also enjoy these easy desserts or this list of Mexican desserts, too!

Full list of Blueberry Desserts

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1. Blueberry Lemon Bread

  • Type of blueberries used: Fresh or frozen
  • Prep time: 20 minutes
  • Cook time: 1 hour

Lemon zest, freshly squeezed lemon juice, blueberries, and vanilla combine flavors for a truly wonderful blueberry dessert. This dessert bread is perfect for a summer barbecue, brunch, or as a breakfast treat.

If you’re feeling the winter blues, grab some frozen blueberries and get a taste of summer!

2. Blueberry Cream Cheese Babka

  • Type of blueberries used: Fresh
  • Prep time: 55 minutes
  • Cook time: 40 minutes

Babka is a sweet, yeast-leavened dough with a filling spread out over rolled-out dough before braiding. It sounds a bit complicated but it’s actually quite simple and the effort is definitely worth it.

This version uses from-scratch blueberry preserves (don’t worry, it only takes a few ingredients and is very easy) for a fresh, bright blueberry flavor.

3. The Best Blueberry Pie

  • Type of blueberries used: Fresh or frozen
  • Prep time: 45 minutes
  • Cook time: 1 hour 5 minutes

Is there a better blueberry dessert than blueberry pie?? Making a pie from scratch – crust and all – can seem daunting, but there are plenty of tips in this article to make you feel like a pro.

You’ll be glad you took the time when you pull that cold piece of pie from the fridge for a midnight snack!

4. No-Bake Blueberry Cheesecake Dip

  • Type of blueberries used: Frozen (can use fresh but read notes in the article)
  • Prep time: 5 minutes
  • Cook time: 30 minutes (time for chilling the dip; no cooking involved)

This is arguably the easiest and quickest blueberry dessert on this list. Serve it with graham crackers, pretzels, or fruit for dipping, pick up an angel food cake and pour it over, or spread it on bagels.

5. Lemon Blueberry Cake

  • Type of blueberries used: Fresh or frozen
  • Prep time: 30 minutes
  • Cook time: 21 minutes

If you’re looking for a blueberry dessert to impress, here’s one that definitely fits the bill. This 3-layer cake is loaded with flavor from fresh lemon and blueberries, then it’s topped with a cream cheese frosting plus fresh blueberries and and a twist of lemon.

6. Blueberry Bars with Crumble Topping

  • Type of blueberries used: Fresh or frozen (see notes in the article for using frozen)
  • Prep time: 20 minutes
  • Cook time: 40 minutes

A sweet and juicy blueberry filling that’s layered between two layers of buttery goodness. Check out the article for step-by-step photos and instructions.

7. Lemon Blueberry Cream Cheese Danish

  • Type of blueberries used: Fresh
  • Prep time: 20 minutes
  • Cook time: 18 minutes

Why pay for store-bought pastries when they’re so simple to make at home? Frozen puff pastry makes quick work of these delicious danishes. The article has step-by-step photos and instructions. Your next brunch will be the most delicious one yet!

8. Blueberry Turnovers

  • Type of blueberries used: Frozen
  • Prep time: 15 minutes
  • Cook time: 15 minutes

Here’s another blueberry recipe that uses puff pastry to make an easy blueberry pastry. Since you’re also starting with frozen blueberries, you can make these heavenly breakfast treats anytime the mood strikes.

9. Blueberry Buckle

  • Type of blueberries used: Fresh
  • Prep time: 15-20 minutes (estimate)
  • Cook time: 50 minutes

This Blueberry Buckle is similar to coffee cake with the addition of fresh, plump blueberries. It’s baked in a cast iron pan and makes a delicious breakfast or dessert.

10. Blueberry Donuts

  • Type of blueberries used: Fresh
  • Prep time: 5 minutes
  • Cook time: 10 minutes

These donuts are really something special! They clock in at just 100 calories each and they take just 15 minutes from start to finish. You’ll need a donut pan, but they’re so delicious you’ll be using it often!

11. Blueberry Cheesecake

  • Type of blueberries used: Fresh or frozen
  • Prep time: 20 minutes
  • Cook time: 2 hours, 10 minutes

Everyone needs a fabulous cheesecake recipe up their sleeve. This one is creamy and swirled with a sweet blueberry sauce. The article gives plenty of variations as well as tips to make your cheesecake come out perfect every time!

12. No-Bake Blueberry Cheesecake

  • Type of blueberries used: Fresh, frozen, or blueberry pie filling
  • Prep time: 20 minutes
  • Chill time: At least one hour, preferably overnight

Here’s a great recipe to take to a summer barbecue! It’s super versatile since you can use fresh or frozen blueberries, or even a can of blueberry pie filling. Just make an easy graham cracker crust, mix up the filling, and chill until you’re ready to enjoy.

13. Blueberry Oatmeal Cookies

  • Type of blueberries used: Frozen
  • Prep time: 15 minutes
  • Cook time: 15 minutes (plus 30 minutes to refrigerate the dough)

Blueberries + oatmeal is a fantastic combination, so it makes perfect sense to add these plump little berries to oatmeal cookies. And if oatmeal is acceptable for breakfast, why not these delicious cookies?

14. Soft Blueberry Cookies with Lemon Glaze

  • Type of blueberries used: Fresh (recommended) or frozen
  • Prep time: 15 minutes
  • Cook time: 12 minutes

Another cookie recipe, but these are soft and pillowy with a tangy lemon glaze. The berries are folded into a butter cookie base, baked, cooled, then drizzled with the glaze. The whole family will love these little blueberry treats!

15. The Best Blueberry Cobbler

  • Type of blueberries used: Fresh or frozen
  • Prep time: 20 minutes
  • Cook time: 45 minutes

A simple buttermilk biscuit topping over an easy homemade blueberry filling. All blueberry desserts beg for ice cream, but this one is a perfect match for it! Cold ice cream with warm cobbler is a summertime treat that no one should miss.

16. Blueberry Galette

  • Type of blueberries used: Fresh or blueberry pie filling
  • Prep time: 15 minutes
  • Cook time: 25 minutes

This gorgeous galette has a buttery, flaky crust that’s paired with fresh blueberries for a truly delicious, impressive dessert. Somewhere between a tart and a pie, but a galette is free-formed for a more rustic result. Use the dough recipe provided or take a shortcut with store-bought pie dough.

17. Lemon Blueberry Trifle

  • Type of blueberries used: Fresh
  • Prep time: 20 minutes
  • Chill time: 2-4 hours

Trifles tend to get better the longer they sit, so this recipe is perfect to make the day before. Layers of angel food cake, lemon pudding, and blueberries make this one of most delicious blueberry desserts around. It’s also incredibly simple to make!

18. Lemon Blueberry Sweet Rolls

  • Type of blueberries used: Fresh or frozen (see article notes if using frozen)
  • Prep time: 30 minutes
  • Cook time: 45 minutes (plus time for dough to rise)

While this recipe is more time-intensive than most of the blueberry desserts on this list, the end result is worth every step. The assembled rolls can be stored in the fridge overnight before baking, making them perfect for a nice brunch or Christmas breakfast.

19. Blueberry Crumb Cake

  • Type of blueberries used: None – uses a blueberry muffin mix
  • Prep time: 5 minutes
  • Cook time: 30 minutes

This easy crumb cake uses a muffin mix for an easy and quick breakfast or dessert treat! With just 5 minutes of prep time, you’ll want to keep this one handy for any day of the week.

20. Blueberry Dump Cake

  • Type of blueberries used: Blueberry Pie Filling
  • Prep time: 5 minutes
  • Cook time: 50 minutes

Yes, you literally just “dump” the ingredients in the baking dish and pop it in the oven! You’ll be amazed at the delicious result you’ll get with just 4 ingredients and extremely minimal effort. If only all blueberry desserts were this easy!

21. Blueberry Ice Cream

  • Type of blueberries used: Fresh or frozen
  • Prep time: 15 minutes
  • Chill time: 4-6 hours or overnight

If you have an ice cream maker at home, get ready for one delicious treat! It’s not easy to find blueberry ice cream at the store – or even at an ice cream shop – which is why making it at home is absolutely worth it. Don’t forget some cones for the kids!

22. Blueberry Upside Down Cake

  • Type of blueberries used: Fresh
  • Prep time: 20 minutes
  • Cook time: 55 minutes

This cake is an incredibly moist and flavorful dessert, but it could be great breakfast, too. The caramelized blueberries on top is a perfect dessert for fresh blueberry season.

23. Blueberry Lemon Pound Cake

  • Type of blueberries used:
  • Prep time:
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This pound cakes uses greek yogurt for a lighter consistency, and has loads of bright lemon flavor. A lemon glaze is drizzled on top of this moist and flavorful cake.

24. Blueberry Milkshake

  • Type of blueberries used: Frozen
  • Prep time: 5 minutes
  • Cook time: No cooking or chilling time for this one!

Here’s a quick and easy recipe for those hot summer days. You’ll need just four ingredients: vanilla ice cream, frozen blueberries, milk, and honey!

25. Blueberry Croissant Bread Pudding

  • Type of blueberries used: Fresh
  • Prep time: 10 minutes
  • Cook time: 50 minutes

You know those big packs of croissants at Costco you never buy because you think you could never use them all? Go ahead and pick one up just so you can make this amazing bread pudding. (Tip: if you really don’t use them all, pop them in the freezer!)

26. Blueberry Swirl Coconut Milk Pops

  • Type of blueberries used: Fresh or frozen
  • Prep time: 5 minutes
  • Cook time: 5 minutes (plus 2 hours to chill)

Of all the blueberry desserts on this list, this one screams summer the most. The recipe calls for just six ingredients – all that just happen to be vegan. They’re almost too pretty to eat!

Bonus Recipe: Baked Oatmeal Cups

  • Type of blueberries used: Fresh
  • Prep time: 10 minutes
  • Cook time: 20 minutes

These baked oatmeal cups are the perfect portable breakfast. Use your favorite berries and/or nuts for a quick and easy on-the-go meal or snack!

Baked Oatmeal Cups in muffin tin just out of the oven on a black plate from a list of blueberry desserts
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