Best ever blackberry recipes

Blackberries aren't only beautifully colourful, but have the most delightful flavour too. To make the most of these delicious little beauties, try one of our favourite blackberry recipes today

Dark chocolate mousse, macerated blackberries and roasted hazelnuts

Check out this indulgent chocolate mousse with soft blackberries and crunchy roasted hazelnuts. This easy dessert recipe comes from chef Jess Elliott Dennison’s Edinburgh restaurant, 27 Elliot’s.

Dark Chocolate Mousse Recipe with Blackberries

Blackberry ripple ice cream sandwiches

The coolest, most irresistible ice cream sandwiches in existence. They’re surprisingly quick and easy to make and the ice cream part requires NO CHURNING whatsoever!


Blackberry vodka

What better way to make use of a glut of blackberries than to make blackberry vodka, a perfect drink. You can experiment with different amounts of sugar but blackberries are quite tart so a little helps bring out the berry flavours.

blackberry vodka

Blackberry, ricotta & pigeon salad

This blackberry, ricotta and pigeon salad is low-calorie and ready in just 25 minutes but is packed with flavour. Low in fat and high in protein, pigeon is now stocked by supermarkets such as Sainsbury’s and Waitrose, or ask your local butcher.

blackberry and pigeon salad

Blackberry and raspberry-ripple ice cream with almond tuilles

There’s no need for an ice cream machine here, just take it out of the freezer well before eating so it has a chance to soften a little. Pour over a glass of sherry for an extra special treat.

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blackberry ripple icecream

Blackberry cheesecake with poached blackberries

The best easy no-bake cheesecake. Add blackberries to whipped soft cheese and cream for a filling and crushed biscuits for the base. Top with more berries and chill.

blackberry cheesecake

Blackberry pavlovas

Blackberrys are one of our fruity favourites and the hedgerows are full of wild ones in September. Show them off in this delicious pavlova topped with vanilla cream.

blackberry pavlova

Blackberry cider fizz

Craft cider is a hot drink right now and it makes a great addition to cocktails like this. Here we’ve paired it with a seasonal, fuss-free homemade cordial and William’s Elegant Gin from Chase that’s distilled from Herefordshire cider apples.

Blackberry Gin Cocktail Recipe with Cider

Apple tart with blackberry and soured cream


This recipe for apple tart with blackberry and soured cream comes from Percy and Founders in Fitzrovia, London. It’s easy to make and can be prepared ahead, so it’s a great one for when you’re entertaining.

Apple tart with blackberry and soured cream