From strawberry pretzel pie to blackberry cheesecake squares, celebrate summer’s sweet side with our bounty of fresh berry recipes.
Blueberry Skyr Cheesecake
Thick Icelandic yogurt, skyr, is made into a creamy no-bake cheesecake that’s naturally high in protein and calcium. It is also gluten-free with a nut and date crust. This recipe is free of refined sugar, using maple syrup to sweeten everything up instead. Blueberries add drama and big flavour to this impressive dessert.
Summer Strawberry Rhubarb Shortcake
Get a head start on the summer season with this mouth-watering dessert that perfectly balances tart rhubarb with sweet, juicy strawberries for an exquisite shortcake filling. Bake the cake a day ahead and assemble up to four hours before consuming. For more inspiration, check out these beautiful cake recipes to bake on rainy spring days.
This dessert pizza topped with mascarpone honey, juicy plums, raspberries and blackberries, and dusted with confectioners’ sugar is the perfect way to end a summer meal.
Angel Food Cake
Light and fluffy, this angel food cake is the perfect dessert after a heavy meal. Serve with whipped cream and berries.
Raw Vanilla Cheesecake With Chocolate Almond Crust
Vegans and non-vegans alike will love this creamy cheesecake. Top with fresh berries or lemon curd for a light finish to any meal.
Flourless Hazelnut Cake with White Chocolate Sour Cream Ganache and Raspberries
Stumbling on a bush of wild raspberries is one of the best surprises of summer. Sure, you can make jam or pie, but why not show off these little gems by making decadent hazelnut and raspberry cake.
Raspberry Vanilla Tartlets
Homemade vanilla pudding makes all the difference in these tiny berry-topped treats. If you can’t find raspberries, try topping with other berry varieties.
Mini Blueberry Galettes
Transform pretty, fresh blueberries into a dessert that is as sweet as pie — only a lot easier. Rustic mini galettes pack in all the irresistible flavour of blueberry pie, with less work.
Italian Cream Cake with Blueberries
This beautifully constructed cake is stacked with layers of moist vanilla cake, cream cheese icing and perfectly placed blueberries for a springtime dessert.
Mixed Berry Pavlova
A classic pavlova is topped with fresh whipped cream, summer berries and sweet framboise liqueur in this dessert from Ina Garten.
Lemon Berry Meringue Cakes with Bumbleberry Sauce
Feeling fruity? This tiny treat will hit the spot, loaded with mixed berries and exquisitely crafted to look and taste delicious.
Raspberry Mascarpone Black Forest Cake
Decadent doesn’t even begin to describe this ganache-covered chocolate cake stuffed with mascarpone filling and raspberry sauce, topped with fresh raspberries.
If you’re a fan of the wildly popular Italian dessert, you’re going to love this fruity version that’s smothered with fresh raspberries and rich mascarpone whipped cream.
Lemon Blueberry Cheesecake Bars
These versatile bars with a sweet graham cracker bottom topped with lemon-flavoured cheesecake and fresh blueberries are great for a warm-weather-dessert.
Strawberry Cream Tarts
This adorable little tarts start with a crumbly graham cracker base, then filled with vanilla pastry cream and topped with sliced strawberries.
Anna’s handheld version of a rustic Italian dessert made with fresh summer berries has a beautiful woven pastry top so you can see the delicious fruit filling. For an extra dash of pizzazz, dust with icing sugar before serving.
Colourful layers of a blueberry, strawberry and raspberry mixture with a luscious lemon cream is packed into a trifle bowl in this elegant dessert from Tyler Florence.
Cast-Iron Skillet Berry Cobbler
If you’re used to baking your fruit-filled cobblers, you won’t believe how easy and how delicious this berry cobbler is, considering it’s cooked on the grill in a cast-iron skillet.
Tri-Berry Oven Pancakes
Three times the berries, three times the flavour! Whip up these pancakes in the oven for an unforgettable breakfast or brunch experience.
Brioche and Berry Bread Pudding with Lemon Fondant
A sweet, berry-stuffed brioche and egg-drenched pudding is equally at home at the dessert table as it is at the centrepiece at brunch.
Berry Ricotta Tartlets
Impress your guests with a small buttery tart bursting with sweet ricotta cheese and an array of sugar-coated berries.
Cornmeal Pancakes with Blueberry Syrup
Start off your day right with these soft, fluffy cornmeal pancakes topped with a mouth-watering blueberry syrup.
Strawberry Pretzel Pie
Sweet and salty pretzel crust is filled with a sticky strawberry filling and topped with a mountain of whipped cream.
Fruit Salad with Limoncello
Fancy enough for a dinner party and simple enough for a weeknight, this delicious limencello-infused fruit salad is topped with a dollop of homemade lemon yogurt and a sprig of fresh mint.
A simple brunch or dessert, rustic white bread is grilled until golden brown, topped with strawberries and sugar and then broiled until the sugar caramelizes. Make it extra special by skipping the store-bought loaf and baking your very own rustic ciabatta bread.
Classic English Trifle
This simple trifle layers a classic sponge cake with homemade pastry cream, fresh berries, berry jam and a sprinkle of sliced almonds on top.
Ready in only 15 minutes, this simple dessert comprised of blackberries folded into whipped cream and layered with ladyfingers is sure to please.
Blackberry Cheesecake Squares
Vanilla wafer crust topped with smooth, creamy cheesecake and a blackberry compote, this fruity tart is a great choice to serve for any special occasion.
Strawberry Ice Cream
A simple and satisfying spring treat, homemade ice cream is made easy with The Pioneer Woman’s strawberry-infused recipe.
Peanut Butter French Toast "Waffles" with Mixed Berry Sauce
Take your typical French toast up a notch by cooking it in a waffle iron. Top with peanut butter, homemade berry syrup and banana slices for a seriously decadent breakfast or brunch.
Lemon Curd Whip with Berries
Craving fresh summer flavour? Look no further than this lemon curd whip with berries from Anna Olson.
A cross between a blueberry muffin and coffee cake, this decadent dessert or brunch dish is sure to impress.
Baked Blintzes with Fresh Blueberry Sauce
Perfect for a decadent brunch or afternoon tea, two thin layers of cake surround a layer of sweet cheese filling, and finished off with fresh blueberry sauce.
This summer-worthy dessert is a great way to showcase in-season blueberries, but feel free to swap in your favourite berry or fruit of choice.
Fresh Berry Crème Brûlée
The berries are kept fresh and juicy in this rich crème brûlée custard for a burst of fruity flavour in every bite.
Panna Cotta with Berry Sauce
Ready in just 30 minutes, this surprisingly simple dessert is served with a homemade blueberry and raspberry sauce as needed.
A splash of raspberry liqueur dresses up this tasty summer tart.
Ricotta with Vanilla-Sugar Croutons and Berries
Sweet ricotta is topped with berry-filled syrup and finished with crisp, sugary croutons for texture.
With only three ingredients and five simple steps, this homemade strawberry jam couldn’t be easier to master.
White Chocolate Raspberry Cheesecake
Featuring a shortbread crumble crust jam-packed with a raspberry cream cheese filling, this fruity cake will please kids and adults alike.