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Blueberry recipes - enjoy the perfect food!
Posted 03 - 17 - 2010

Photo, Vincent Smith and Kim Snyder enjoy fresh blueberries and blueberry sauce on their blueberry ice cream sundaes.

We'll be adding recipes to this list. To share your favorite blueberry recipe, please email Kelly Daniel. Include your name and where you are from with recipe.

Lemon-Blueberry Bars

by Sherrie Randall, The Blueberry Place in Nacogdoches

2 cups blueberries

1 tablespoon sugar

2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice

zest of 1 lemon, divided

1 box lemon cake mix

4 eggs

1 stick butter or margarine, softened

1 (8-oz) package cream cheese

2 ¾ cups powdered sugar


Combine blueberries with sugar, lemon juice and half of the lemon zest; set aside. Combine cake mix with 1 egg, softened butter and remaining lemon zest. Pat into a buttered and floured 9x13-in. baking pan. With a mixer, beat cream cheese and powdered sugar with remaining 3 eggs until smooth. Gently stir in blueberry mixture, pour over cake. Bake in a preheated 325 degree oven about 55 minutes, or until browned. Cool, chill then cut into squares. Keep refrigerated.


Blueberry Sauce

by Barbara Holl, Nacogdoches County Chamber of Commerce

2 cups fresh blueberries

1 cup sugar or to taste

1 tablespoon lemon juice, freshly squeezed

1 teaspoon vanilla

 Heat blueberries, sugar, and lemon juice to boil. Cook until desired thickness, stirring continuously. Remove from heat and stir in vanilla.

 Serve over anything - sweet or savory, blueberries are good accompaniment.


Blueberry Dessert

by Celia Yeary, author of Texas Blue

Combine: 1 ¼ cup graham cracker crumbs; ¼ cup sugar; 6 tablespoons melted butter. Press all but ¼ cup crumb mixture in an 8-inch-square baking dish.


Mix: ½ cup sugar; 1 envelope unflavored gelatin; and ½ cup cold water in a saucepan. Heat on low and stir until gelatin and sugar dissolve. Remove from heat.


Combine: 1 cup dairy sour cream; 1 8-ounce carton blueberry yogurt; and ½ teaspoon vanilla. Blend into the gelatin mixture. Chill until partially set.


Whip: ½ cup whipping cream. Fold into yogurt mixture. Stir in 1 cup fresh or frozen blueberries.


Pour into crust. Sprinkle reserved crumbs on top and chill until set.


Blueberry Pound Cake

1 cup, plus 2 tablespoons butter or margarine, divided

2 ¼ cups sugar, divided

4 eggs

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

3 cups all-purpose flour, divided

1 teaspoon baking powder

½ teaspoon salt


2 cups fresh blueberries, well drained

Grease a 10-in. tube pan with 2 tablespoons butter. Sprinkle pan with ¼ cup sugar, set aside. Cream remaining 1 cup butter, gradually add remaining 2 cups sugar, beating well. Combine 2 ¾ cups flour, baking powder and salt. Gradually add to creamed mixture, beating until well blended.Dredge blueberries with remaining ¼ cup flour, stir to coat well.  Fold blueberries into batter. Pour batter into prepared pan. Bake at 325 degrees for 1 hour and 10 minutes or until cake tests done. Cool in pan 10 minutes. Remove cake from pan  and let cool completely. Yield one 10-in. cake.

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