Our Favorite Summer Berry Recipes

Have more berries than you can handle? Try them in these summery pies and salads

Huckleberry Crisps

Huckleberry Crisps

Purple mountain huckleberries are the most common kind found on market stands. They have a fragrant, jammy flavor somewhere between a blueberry and a blackberry. They are perfect for this warm and bubbly baked dessert. Get the recipe for Huckleberry Crisps »André Baranowski

Mixed Berries and Mint with Berry Shrub

Mixed Berries and Mint with Berry Shrub
A sweet-sour syrup dresses this mixed fruit salad. Get the recipe for Mixed Berries and Mint with Berry Shrub »Laura Sant
Blackberry Cream Pie with Toasted Oat and Sesame Crumb Crust

Blackberry Cream Pie with Toasted Oat and Sesame Crumb Crust

It's hard to resist blackberries straight from the stand. This cream pie is a great way to use berries that is just beyond its usability, whether bruised or overly ripe. Toasted oats provide a nutty backdrop to the tangy cream and berries. Get the recipe for Blackberry Cream Pie with Toasted Oat and Sesame Crumb Crust »Farideh Sadeghin
Blueberry Upside Down Cake

Blueberry Upside Down Cake

A thick, jammy layer of blueberries tops dense, buttery cake. Slightly sweet and dramatic, this is best made with the ripest in-season blueberries. All it needs is a dollop of whipped cream and freshly grated nutmeg. Get the recipe for Blueberry Upside Down Cake »Matt Taylor-Gross
Blueberry, Nectarine and Shiso Salad

Blueberry, Nectarine and Shiso Salad

Bright shiso leaves and a touch of earthy sesame oil enhance this stone fruit and berry salad. Get the recipe for Blueberry, Nectarine and Shiso Salad »Helen Rosner
Blackberry flummery

Blackberry Flummery

This sweet pudding-like dessert gained popularity in the United Kingdom during the 17th century. You can discard the solids after straining the berries, but we love eating them on top of it along with freshly whipped cream. Get the recipe for Blackberry Flummery »Farideh Sadeghin
Martha's Vineyard, Chris Fischer, Entertaining, Berry Pie

Black and Blue Berry Pie

Tapioca is used in the filling for this pie because it thickens the juicy berry mixture without imparting its own flavor or becoming gummy. Minute tapioca pearls are easy to find in grocery stores, but if you like, substitute an equal amount of cornstarch. Get the recipe for Black and Blue Berry Pie »Elizabeth Cecil
Blueberry Crisp

Blueberry Crisp

If you are lucky enough to find yourself with an overabundance of blueberries, this easy-to-make crisp is a delicious way to prepare them. Get the recipe for Blueberry Crisp »Nicole Franzen