Mulberries are delicious fruits obtained from the mulberry tree. For centuries, these fruits have found uses in many cultures across the world. While they are mostly used to make jam, there are many more possibilities with these delicious fruits.
From cakes to muffins, this recipe will highlight 14 mulberry recipes that you should try. Each recipe is crafted to highlight the fruit's natural sweetness, without relying on a cream cheese filling to do the heavy lifting.
These recipes offer a fresh take on using this underrated fruit, providing a range of options from breakfast to dessert. Whether you're a seasoned baker or just a curious cook, these mulberry recipes are designed to be simple, flavorful, and fun.
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For a morning treat that's not overly sweet, these light mulberry muffins are a perfect choice. Packed with fresh mulberries, each bite bursts with juicy flavor. These muffins are an ideal way to make use of a bountiful harvest and can be easily shared with friends and family, making any gathering a little sweeter. One reason that makes this recipe the first in this list is how simple it is to make. They are also versatile and you can customize the recipe to your liking,
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Another mulberry recipe you should try out is the mulberry crumb bars. They are filled with a layer of sweet mulberries and topped with a golden crumble. These treats are not only pleasing to the eye but are also delicious. They have a texture that's both crunchy and tender. Mulberry crumb bards are an excellent choice for picnics or afternoon tea.
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Imagine a dessert that's ready in just 30 minutes, featuring the rich taste of mulberries sweetened with maple syrup and made creamy with coconut milk. That’s what you get with this recipe. It's ideal for those hot summer days when you crave something cold and satisfying. The best part is that the process is simple, requiring no special equipment—just blend, freeze, and enjoy.
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This cake brings together the aromatic essence of vanilla beans with the juicy berries from mulberry trees. Each forkful is infused with homemade mulberry syrup, creating a moist and flavorful experience. This vanilla bean mulberry cake is a beautiful centerpiece for any celebration or a delightful way to end a family meal. As the juicy mulberries burst with flavor, they complement the delicate sweetness of the cake, making each slice a perfect balance of flavors.
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Transform your brunch or tea time with this mulberry almond cake, topped with a dollop of whipped cream for an added touch of luxury. The tangy yogurt in the batter keeps the cake incredibly moist, while the mulberries add a pop of flavor and color. It's a cake that's as lovely to look at as it is to eat. This recipe is simple to whip up, making it a quick yet impressive option for last-minute guests or a family treat.
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Indulge in these mulberry pie bars, which combine a flaky pie crust with a mulberry pie filling, all topped with a crumbly brown sugar oat topping. They're the ideal treat for anyone who loves the classic fruit pie but desires something easier to share and enjoy. With layers of textures and flavors, these bars are a unique take on traditional pie. The fruit filling oozes with the natural sweetness of mulberries, while the mixing bowl becomes your palette for combining the perfect ingredients.
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Experience a fruity twist on a classic dessert component with this mulberry curd recipe. It's a versatile addition to your culinary belt, perfect for spreading on toast or as a filling for cakes and pastries. Unlike anything sold in stores, this curd brings the essence of fresh mulberries into a creamy, tangy delight. Pair this curd with a mulberry iced tea or a twist on the classic mojito for a refreshing, fruity cocktail.
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The vegan mulberry buckle will quickly make its way to your new favorite among mulberry recipes. It's a delicious mulberry treat that's not only vegan but also packed with vitamin C. Dried mulberries add a chewy texture to the soft cake, creating an irresistible contrast. Whether you're looking for a vegan and healthy option or just love the taste of mulberries, this recipe is sure to please.
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This mulberry cream bowl is a luxurious treat that can be whipped up in just 30 minutes. Using coconut milk and maple syrup creates an exotic dessert. The rich, creamy texture pairs beautifully with the tartness of the mulberries, making for a dessert that's both balanced and indulgent. Perfect for a quick sweet fix or an impressive dish to serve to guests. It's a quick one to prove that simplicity doesn't always sacrifice flavor.
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This maple mulberry brittle is a nut-free treat. The maple syrup caramelizes to create a shiny glaze over the mulberries, resulting in a treat that's sticky and crisp. It's a delightful twist on the classic brittle and is perfect for those with nut allergies or anyone looking for something new to try out. The process of making this brittle is a fun kitchen adventure that yields a sweet snack you'll be proud to share.
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Take your ice cream game to the next level with mulberry crumble ice cream. The sweet mulberries and the rich vanilla extract come together in a symphony of fruity flavor. Each scoop is like diving into a bowl of fresh mulberries with an added crunch from the crumble topping.
12. Mulberry Scones
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Packed with fresh mulberries, these scones are a perfect partner to your morning coffee or afternoon tea. Their tender crumb and bursts of berry flavor make them a hit with all who try them. The recipe is easy enough for beginners but yields results that would make any baker proud. Serve them warm with a smear of butter, and you have a simple yet sophisticated treat that celebrates the very best of mulberry season.
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Quench your thirst with a refreshing glass of mulberry lemonade, infused with fresh mint and a splash of club soda for a fizzy kick. This drink is the perfect way to cool down on a hot day while enjoying the sweet taste of mulberries in a new and exciting form. With just the right balance of sweetness and tang, this mulberry lemonade is an easy crowd-pleaser. It's a vibrant twist on traditional lemonade and a wonderful way to use mulberries in a refreshing summer beverage.
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This recipe combines the tart flavor of fresh or frozen mulberries with the sweetness of white chocolate. The tart's crust is dusted with powdered sugar, adding a delicate finish. For the filling, creamy white chocolate is blended with mulberries, giving it a pink glaze that's as pretty as it is tasty.
From the sweet berries that grow on a mulberry tree to the creation of innovative treats, mulberries offer a world of culinary possibilities beyond the traditional jam. Each of these recipes showcases the versatility of mulberries, whether in a cake, a refreshing drink, or a decadent tart.