From strawberry shortcake to blueberry buckle, these 12 classic berry recipes from the Yankee archives are the perfect way to add some sweetness to your summer.
By Yankee Editors
Jun 13 2022
Summer Berry GalettePhoto Credit : Heath Robbins
Here at Yankee, we’ve been making and sharing classic summer berry recipes since 1935. Looking for a few new ways to get your strawberry, raspberry, blueberry, and blackberry fix this summer? Here’s a list of our favorite sweet berry recipes from the Yankee archives. From strawberry shortcake to blueberry buckle, there’s something for every kind of berry-lover. Happy baking!
Seasonal fruit is the star of this rustic tart made with a rich, buttery crust. Feel free to substitute any ripe fruit of your choice.
Two Fat Cats is one of our go-to bakeries in Portland, Maine, and we especially love their blueberry pie recipe, which piles blueberries, lemon, cinnamon, nutmeg, and sugar into a flaky crust.
This award-winning Blueberry Boy Bait recipe has been in circulation since the 1950s, including here on NewEngland.com, where our adaptation is one of the most popular recipes in our archive.
These strawberry-rhubarb summer muffins have a tart-sweet flavor that’s enhanced by a brown sugar-cinnamon topping.
Made with wild Maine blueberries and a cinnamon crumb topping, this old-fashioned blueberry buckle recipe is a New England summer classic.
With an abundance of berries that can turn the batter a pale lavender and a sugary topping that lends a satisfying crunch, these Jordan Marsh blueberry muffins are an old-school department store favorite.
In this strawberry rhubarb crisp recipe, the familiar combination of rhubarb and fresh strawberries is baked under a light crumbly crust.
This easy strawberry preserves recipe is perhaps the best way to enjoy the bright, sweet flavor of early summer berries. Slather it on buttered toast, mix it into baked goods, or jar for later enjoyment when warm summer breezes are a distant memory.
When fresh berries abound, who can resist the charm of a classic homemade strawberry shortcake? Let the sliced, sugared berries sit for at least an hour to get good and juicy.
A cross between a crisp and a cake, this moist and tender raspberry buckle is a picture-perfect summer dessert.
Berries, peaches, and citrus lend a fruity freshness to this recipe, while sour cream gives richness and a little zing to these tender raspberry–peach muffins.
This easy and sweet blackberry cobbler recipe Block Island’s Barrington Inn makes excellent use of a favorite summer berry.