If there is one blanket statement you can make about Southern cooking is that it doesn’t shy away from flavorful ingredients. That's the case whether they are rich like butter, sweet like sugar or spicy hot like chile peppers. The recipes below combine a variety of flavors from the South, but the one thing they all have in common is blueberries.
If you love blueberries and the tastes of the South, you are in for a treat. Check out these mouth-watering recipes and share them with a friend.
1. Southern blueberry butter cake
In this version, a cake layer that’s studded with fresh blueberries serves as a base for an ooey, gooey topping made of butter, cream cheese and powdered sugar. It’s an addictive dessert that will soon become a favorite at your home. Get the full recipe here.
2. Southern blueberry kolaches
Kolache (pronounced ko-LAH-chee) are a Texas specialty with Czech origins. Brought to the American South by Central European immigrants in the late 1800s, they combine a soft, yeasted dough, slightly sweet and a bit tangy, with savory or sweet fillings ranging from sausage and cheese to sweet cream cheese and fruit preserves. This recipe gives them a sweet filling. Get the full recipe here.
3. Southern blueberry buttermilk pie
This pie is incredibly easy to make. The pie crust is a refrigerated one, and you can use frozen blueberries that are just as tasty and even more affordable than fresh blueberries. The ease of the crust means you can concentrate on the pie's filling, which is truly a joy to make as well as to eat. Get the full recipe here.
4. Southern blueberry cobbler
Would you like to get a dessert on the table knowing it takes just minutes to prepare and only five ingredients? With the recipe below, you can, and it's delicious Southern blueberry cobbler. Many definitions of cobbler exist, but this one is more of a cake with fresh blueberries scattered on top. A little bit of sugar, of course, gives it some needed texture. Get the full recipe here.