Summer is synonymous with blueberry breakfasts. From scones to pancakes to waffles, there aren’t many breakfast menu items that don’t taste better with fresh berries. Check out these 11 blueberry breakfast recipes that will start your summer morning off right.
1. Blueberry Cobbler
Simple enough to make by the campfire (but tasty enough to make for a Sunday morning breakfast) this blueberry cobbler recipe is made of just flour, butter, baking powder, buttermilk, and fresh blueberries. Get our Blueberry Cobbler recipe.
2. Blueberry Crepes
This is a traditional crepe recipe flavored with vanilla extract; the homemade blueberry syrup is what makes these so delicious. Simmer blueberries and brown sugar over low heat for ten minutes, then spoon over the crepes. Get the recipe here.
3. Blueberry Oat Crumble Bars
A simple and healthy breakfast choice, these blueberry oat bars with whole wheat pastry flour are easy to make in batches and you can pack individual portions for breakfast on the run. Get the recipe here.
4. Ultimate Blueberry Muffins
Streusel topping? Sign me up. Our recipe for the ULTIMATE blueberry muffins contain twice the amount of fruit that most recipes have and a full cup of sour cream. Get our Ultimate Blueberry Muffins recipe.
5. Blueberry Breakfast Cake
When cake has this much fresh fruit in it, you can have cake for breakfast and forget about feeling guilty. Add a little ice cream or whipped cream on top to make it extra special. Get the recipe here.
6. Blueberry Buttermilk Pancakes
As this recipe suggests, sprinkling the blueberries on individual pancakes while they cook makes all the difference. Buttermilk pancakes are always a good start to any morning. Get our Blueberry Buttermilk Pancakes recipe.
7. Whole Wheat and Almond Blueberry Muffins
Whole wheat flour makes this muffins extra fortifying. The ground almonds also add texture and combined with the streusel topping makes this breakfast pick a win-win. Get our Whole Wheat and Almond Blueberry Muffins recipe.
8. Blueberry Bonanza Bars
Almond coconut granola is sprinkled on top of blueberry jam bars – serve with a dollop or two of Greek yogurt and you’ll have a tasty and protein-packed start to the day. Get the recipe here.
9. Gluten-Free Banana-Blueberry Waffles
One of the tastier gluten-free breakfast options, these waffles can be made with fresh or frozen blueberries and one very ripe banana. Top liberally with maple syrup and more blueberries. Get our Gluten-Free Banana-Blueberry Waffles recipe.
10. Blueberry Scones
Perfect for breakfast or teatime, these blueberry scones are made with cold cream, butter, and chock full of fresh blueberries. Paint the tops with extra heavy cream and sprinkle granulated sugar. Get the recipe here.
11. Lemon Cream Granola Parfait
This multi-part recipe is worth the effort. Lemon cream is spread between layers of fresh blueberries and homemade granola. You can substitute whatever dried fruit and nuts you have on hand for the granola. Get the recipe here.
Caitlin M. O'Shaughnessy is a New York City–based food writer and editor at Penguin who has worked on and recipe-tested several cookbooks. She is currently in search of NYC's best ramen, and is one of the few people who admit to disliking brunch.