Blueberries Any Way

blueberriesThe season for those sweet little wild Maine blueberries has come and gone, but each year I pick/buy enough to last until the next season.  They freeze beautifully which ensures that we can have all our favorite things made with them.

Blueberry muffins are always on hand as they are oh so good with morning coffee.  

They are especially good topped with lavender blueberry jam which is also a great topping for ice cream or panna cotta.

Scones oozing with blueberries are a special treat for Sunday brunch.

When the kids come to visit, their favorite is blueberry pancakes with GrandP’s secret syrup, better known as maple syrup.

As yummy as other things are our hands down favorite is blueberry crisp.  Sometimes it’s all blueberries, but it’s equally good with peaches or with mixed berries.

I’ve been making this crisp since I was a teenager thanks to the recipe shared by our next door neighbor.  For that reason, I always call it Miss Myrtle’s pie.  Since she was generous enough to share her recipe, I will share it with you and hope it becomes one of your favorite desserts.

Blueberry Crisp

4 c. blueberries, peaches or mixed fruit

1/3 c. sugar

1 heaping T. flour, cornstarch or tapioca

1 t. lemon juice

Mix all ingredients together in a pie pan or baking dish.

For the topping, combine 1 c. flour, 1 c. sugar and 1/2 c. brown sugar.  With a fork, add a slightly beaten egg and mix until the dry ingredients are crumbly.

 Sprinkle on top of the fruit and generously dot with butter.  Bake at 350 until the topping is nicely browned.

There you have it.  At our house we like cinnamon so I often add a teaspoon to either the fruit or the berries.  Of course, the finishing touch is a big scoop of vanilla ice cream.  Hmm, I can taste it now, so I’m going to the kitchen and get started.

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39 thoughts on “Blueberries Any Way

  1. What a great write-up for blueberries. I’m going to have Leon try some of these fabulous recipes. Never thought about adding cinnamon. Sounds DELICIOUS – all of it!

  2. Well…yum, yum and yummier!

  3. Blueberries are a favorite! Blueberry scones, muffins, pancakes, and that crisp look delicious! Thanks for sharing the recipe!

    1. My pleasure to share. Nothing beats our little blueberries

  4. Love blueberry and loved your recipe 🙂

    1. Can’t go wrong with blueberries.

  5. Yummy your deserts look delicious! Hope all is well for you and your family in Houston – was thinking about you. Will be in Freeport in October, can’t wait to go home!

    1. Thank, mary. We were among the fortunate.

      1. Good to hear Lulu, take care ~

  6. Your recipe sounds yummy.

  7. We’re headed to Maine in October, but, alas, the blueberries we get will have to be frozen or canned, I suppose. Great post. And thanks for the recipe!

    1. There are some very good frozen ones in some groceries.

  8. Love this post; thank you! I will definitely try the recipes.

  9. Drooling here, what an easy recipe!

    1. Absolutely failsafe and good every time.

  10. Thank you. My mouth began to water as I read the receipt and looked at the photos!

    1. It’s the blueberries, right?😉

  11. I love all things blueberries! Thanks for the recipe! I will make someone in this household very happy when that comes out of the oven!!! Have a great week!!

  12. I’ll be trying your recipe this weekend!!! Thanks for sharing and your pictures are beautiful!

    1. Oh good, Tina. I hope your guys like it.

  13. Wild blueberries all the way–so much tastier and better for you than the large domestic ones. Loved all the photos! Inspired me to make some muffins myself in the morning.

    1. For sure the small ones have more flavor.

  14. so much blueberry yumminess!

  15. Those are happy pictures.
    How did your TX property make out with the storm?

  16. Love your photographs!

  17. Your photos are wonderful and I will be making the Blueberry Crisp tomorrow!!! ❤️

    1. It’s even better than mashed cauliflower!!

  18. Those tiny blue jewels are my favorite Maine treat!

  19. Blueberries! I love them! I just made blueberry pancakes and cobbler last week! Blueberry crisp next!!!

    1. Go for it, you won’t be sorry.

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