Frozen blueberries are a great alternative to fresh berries. They can also be used year round as an ingredient in your favorite recipes. These frozen blueberry recipes are perfect for any occasion and will surely satisfy anyone with a sweet tooth! Give them all a try, you won’t regret it!
Blueberries are one of the healthiest and most delicious fruits. They are great for smoothies, desserts, or just eaten by themselves. One of our favorite things to do every summer is to go for wild blueberries. Summer is peak blueberry season.
Some of our favorite desserts to make with frozen blueberries are Blueberry Bars, an easy blueberry crisp, blueberry coffee cake with crumble topping or blueberry pie (don’t forget the vanilla ice cream and whipped cream!).
Blueberries are delicious and we all know it. They are also an amazing fruit that can provide you with a nice big dose of vitamin c and nutrients, but most importantly they can satisfy your sweet tooth without packing on the pounds.
Blueberries are low in calories but high in antioxidants. They can help protect the body from free radical damage and promote anti-aging. Blueberry consumption has also been shown to improve memory and boost brain function.
The best thing about blueberries is that they can be frozen and stored for use later on! It’s a wonderful way to keep your fresh fruit in use all year long.
Frozen blueberries have been shown to be just as healthy for you as fresh blueberries. This is because they are not processed, so they have more antioxidants and nutrients than the fresh ones.
The other great thing about using frozen blueberries is that they can last up to a year if stored properly and are less perishable than fresh produce! They are frozen raw and flash-frozen. This allows them to maintain their nutritional value, freshness, taste, and beautiful color.
Frozen berries can have the same nutritional value as fresh blueberries. They are often cheaper and more convenient to buy and then they are also easier to store.
How to Freeze Fresh Blueberries
Blueberries are one of the best fruits to freeze because they don’t get mushy when thawed. So, if you have a lot of berries that need using up or just want to buy them at their cheapest possible price without having too many get overly ripe before being used then freezing is your answer!
Follow these simple instructions when freezing your fresh berries so that they stay as good-looking (and tasting) as possible till next year:
1.) Sort through all of your berries then remove any stems or leaves
2.) Place in a single layer on a cookie sheet or baking sheet lined with wax paper, aluminum foil or a paper towel. Put in the freezer for 2 hours then transfer frozen blueberries into airtight containers.
3.) Once frozen place into freezer bags
4) Label and date the bag.
How to Thaw Frozen Blueberries
For best results, place blueberries on the counter overnight at room temperature while keeping it covered as they will lose some water weight from freezing in this process, then enjoy!
Recipes for Using Frozen Blueberries
Do you know what is even better than blueberries? Frozen blueberry recipes! One of the best ways to use frozen blueberries is in muffins or pancakes.
Blueberry pancakes: This breakfast dish will be a hit with the whole family. The kids will love the pancake and syrup, while mom and dad will enjoy the healthy fruit that it contains. Or swap out the maple syrup and use blueberry sauce!
Easy Blueberry muffin Recipe: Delicious baked goods that also happen to have a serving of fruit in them? Yes please! These are the best blueberry muffins that are sure to be loved by everyone at home who enjoys a good brunch or breakfast on the weekend morning.
A great dessert that is one of the best recipes is made when you add a few tablespoons of all purpose flour, a little sugar and vanilla extract to your frozen berries to make a delicious blueberry filling that can be added to a pie crust or made into a blueberry crisp recipe.
Frozen blueberries are perfect for any recipe that calls for blueberries. They can be used in smoothies, oatmeal, cakes, and more. They can also be turned into a puree that can be added to recipes, like sauces and smoothies. They are really such an easy fruit to freeze or enjoy!