Make Mornings Fabulous With Blueberry Brunch Recipes
Up your morning routine with these scrumptious blueberry brunch recipes.
Weekends are the pinnacle of the week, so you naturally want to do everything you can to make your weekends as fabulous as possible. There are few options as fabulous as brunch, and few things that can improve this late-morning meal like blueberry brunch recipes. Put on your apron and try one of these blueberry brunch recipes this weekend!
Blueberry Brunch Recipes for a Decadent Morning Repast
A delicious meal featuring America’s favorite berry is certain to get your morning off to the perfect start. Try these blueberry brunch recipes that are sweet, savory, and full of flavor.
Light, flaky crepes hold tangy blueberries sweetened with golden honey for a blueberry brunch recipe that is sure to please. Recipe and photo courtesy of the U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council.
- 2 large eggs
- 1 cup flour
- 1 cup whole milk
- 2 Tbs. butter, melted
- ¼ tsp. salt
Crepe Filling Ingredients
- 3 cups fresh blueberries
- ½ cup packed brown sugar
- 2 Tbs. orange juice
- ½ tsp. ground cinnamon
- 1 cup Greek yogurt
- 2 Tbs. honey
- 1 tsp. orange zest
- In blender puree eggs, flour, milk, melted butter and salt until smooth. Refrigerate 30 minutes.
- Heat medium non-stick skillet over medium-high heat. Add ¼ cup crepe batter to skillet and swirl to cover skillet. Cook until lightly browned, about 2 minutes.
- Turn and cook until lightly browned, about 1 minute.
- Repeat with remaining batter to make 8 crepes.
Crepe Filling Instructions
- Meanwhile, in large non-stick skillet cook blueberries, brown sugar, orange juice and cinnamon until blueberries are tender and a sauce has formed, 7-8 minutes, stirring occasionally; set aside.
- In medium bowl combine Greek yogurt, honey and orange zest; set aside.
- Heat medium non-stick skillet over medium -high heat. Place 1 crepe in skillet and top with 3 tablespoons blueberry filling and 1 tablespoon yogurt mixture.
- Fold and cook until heated through, 30 seconds-1 minute. Repeat with remaining crepes.
- Top with remaining yogurt sauce and garnish with fresh blueberries, orange slices and fresh mint, if desired.
Number of servings (yield): 8 Crepes
This breakfast egg casserole weds the tangy flavors of blueberries with the sweetness of maple syrup with the savory notes of cream cheese. Whip it up, bake it, and enjoy with the entire family. Recipe and photo courtesy of the U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council.
- 1 loaf (14 ounces) egg challah or other white bread
- 4 ounces reduced-fat cream cheese
- 2 cups fresh or frozen blueberries, divided
- 8 eggs, beaten
- 1-½ cups milk
- ¼ cup maple syrup
- ¼ cup melted butter
- Preheat oven to 350°F
- Remove crusts from bread
- Cut in 1-inch cubes (makes about 10 cups)
- Cut cream cheese in small cubes (makes about 1 cup)
- Grease 9-x-9-2-inch baking dish
- Place half of the bread cubes in the dish
- Scatter cream cheese cubes and 1 cup of blueberries over the bread
- Top with remaining bread cubes and blueberries
- In a bowl, combine eggs, milk, maple syrup and butter
- Carefully pour over bread mixture
- Bake until a knife inserted in the center comes out clean, about 1 hour, covering with aluminum foil if edges brown too much
- To serve, cut in squares
- Accompany with additional maple syrup, if desired.
French toast is a go-to brunch favorite, and this recipe gets an upgrade with delicious blueberry and sugar mixture. Enjoy with maple syrup or the recommended Blueberry Orange Sauce. Recipe and photo courtesy of the U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council.
- Cooking spray
- 6 eggs
- 1 teaspoon grated orange peel
- 2⁄3 cup orange juice
- 3 tablespoons sugar, divide
- Pinch salt, optional
- 1 cup fresh or frozen blueberries (thawed and drained, if frozen)
- 8 slices (1-¼ inches thick) Italian bread
- 1⁄3 cup sliced almonds
- Blueberry Orange Sauce
- Preheat oven to 400°F
- Spray a large baking sheet with cooking spray
- In a medium bowl beat eggs, peel, juice, 2 tablespoons of the sugar and the salt until well blended
- Pour into a 13 x 9 x 2-inch baking pan
- Set aside
- In a small bowl combine blueberries and the remaining 1 tablespoon sugar
- Set aside
- With the tip of a sharp knife, cut a 1-½-inch wide pocket in the side of each bread slice
- Fill pockets with reserved blueberry mixture, dividing evenly
- Place filled slices in egg mixture
- Let stand, turning once, until egg mixture is absorbed, about 5 minutes on each side
- Arrange bread on prepared baking sheet
- Sprinkle with almonds
- Bake until golden brown, about 15 minutes, turning slices after 10 minutes
- Serve with Blueberry Orange Sauce.
Number of servings (yield): 4
Find more delectable blueberry brunch recipes on the BlueberriesFromFlorida.com recipes pages or the Blueberries from Florida Pinterest recipe boards. Try your hand at making one and then share your stunning blueberry desserts with us on our Facebook page!