One of the first signs of autumn, this sweet but pleasantly sharp fruit can lend itself to comforting puddings and stews, or light and refreshing summer salads and ice lollies.
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Perfect for feeding a crowd, this cheesecake with hazelnuts and blackberries is made in the slow cooker. The creamy filling pairs perfectly with the tart berry topping. Got no time? Our berry cheesecake in a glass makes a quick cheat.
We can’t think of a better use for blackberries than a homemade liqueur with red wine and vodka. We’re all for toasting the end of summer with a kir royale or two. Or try a classic bramble cocktail with crème de mure and gin.
With blackberries appearing whilst the weather is still sweltering, we’re seeing blackberries showcased more and more in cooling treats. Swirl your blackberry bounty into homemade frozen yogurt or experiment with cider & blackberry ice pops, the perfect alternative to a frozen cocktail.
Add a punch to late summer salads with a handful of jewel-like blackberries – they pair perfectly with creamy and salty cheeses like feta or goat’s cheese and add a refreshing hit to cold game.
Homemade, luxury marshmallows are taking the food world by storm, but our favourite has to be these pillowy soft bramble marshmallows. Easy to make, we love the contrast between the sharp fruits and sweet mallows, plus they make a great gift too.
Blackberries have one of the highest antioxidants levels of all fruit, providing the perfect start to your morning. Ginger, cinnamon and nutmeg give this blackberry & beetroot smoothie a warm kick. Or, get ahead by whipping up some blackberry smoothie cubes.
Nothing signals the start of autumn like a pie or tart bursting with juicy blackberries and other seasonal fruit. Our rustic harvest fruit tart makes the ideal seasonal pudding if you’re have friends over for dinner.
Whether you want to drizzle it on a creamy rice pudding, layer it between French toast or top it on warm apple scones, blackberry compote makes for the perfect autumnal treat.
We can’t get enough of super-simple traybakes for showcasing our favourite seasonal fruit. Perfect for making with kids, you’d be a fool not to try our five-star rated blackberry & coconut squares…
We’ll never get tired of the aroma of bubbling, freshly picked fruit. Our jumbleberry jam can be boiled down into jars in minutes, so there’s no excuse for letting a single berry go to waste.
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