These little berries may be hard work to pick, but the below huckleberry recipes will ensure that you enjoy them to the fullest! From breakfast to dessert, huckleberries can be the highlight of a wide variety of recipes.
I’ve included with each recipe how many huckleberries are needed. The amount of huckleberries can be a limiting factor when selecting recipes! Your berry harvest will go to good use in these top huckleberry recipe picks:
Huckleberry Muffins Recipe
Like blueberry muffins only BETTER, this huckleberry recipe takes 1.5 cups of berries.
Huckleberry Pie Recipe
Our favorite way to use huckleberries! Pure huckleberry flavor; and if you don’t have a ton of berries then you can combine them with blueberries.
This recipe is our go-to for special occasions because it’s easy to make ahead of time and always crowd-pleasing.
Huckleberry Cheesecake Recipe
Decadent, rich, and tart. Cheesecake lovers will swoon over this masterpiece of a dessert, which requires a total of 1.75 cups of huckleberries.
This cheesecake recipe is a showstopper. After you make it once, family and friends will beg you to make it again and again.
Huckleberry Cobbler Recipe
A tasty, quick-to-make cobbler that is baked in a skillet and requires 4 cups of huckleberries for 4 – 6 servings. Huckleberry cobbler is a classic way to use these tasty little berries.
Huckleberry Preserves Recipe
A popular way to use huckleberries, this recipe is for 10 – 11 half pints of preserves. You’ll need 4.5 – 5 cups of huckleberries and can make preserves in 50 minutes.
Huckleberry Fudge Recipe
A dreamy huckleberry recipe, this fudge is hard not to devour in one sitting! It takes a 1/2 cup of huckleberry preserves and makes a great gift or party favor.
Huckleberry Ice Cream Recipe
A personal favorite, huckleberry ice cream should not be overlooked. Needing only one cup of huckleberries, and you can make ice cream for your whole family.
Lemon Huckleberry Tea Cake Recipe
1.5 cups of berries are needed for this scrumptious tea cake huckleberry recipe that perfectly with coffee!
Huckleberry Rum Bundt Cocktail Cake Recipe
Who knew rum and huckleberries go together? Along with chocolate, both flavors flourish in this bundt cake huckleberry recipe needing 2/3 cups huckleberry preserves.
Huckleberry Lemonade Recipe
There’s nothing more refreshing on a hot summer day than huckleberry lemonade, and for this one you’ll need 2 cups of huckleberries to make a batch.
Tips for Baking with Huckleberries:
You worked hard to get your huckleberries, so here’s a couple tips to make the most of them:
- If you don’t have enough huckleberries for the recipe that you have your eye on, substitute blueberries.
- Handle your huckleberries gently. When you add them to any recipe, stir them gently so that they don’t break.
- Have leftover huckleberries? Freeze them in an airtight bag. We love doing this so that we can bake with huckleberries more than a couple months out of the year 🙂
Happy baking & huckleberry picking! Have any favorite huckleberry recipes that didn’t make our list? Drop it in the comments below!
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