Best blackberry recipes – by Countryfile Magazine

BBC Countryfile Magazine's foragers and cooks offer their favourite recipes for making the most of the blackberry season (plus, find out weird and wonderful blackberry facts here)

Apple and blackberry crumble (Photo by: lenalapshina via Getty Images)

Blackberry and apple mini pies

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These mini pies are the perfect things to make with the handfuls of blackberries you are sure to pick on your Sunday stroll.

Individual blackberrry and apple pie with ice cream

Easy apple and blackberry crumble

Enjoy the classic crumble flavour all over again with this timeless recipe.

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Apple and blackberry crumble squares

Like the best-ever fruit crumble in a cuttable, transportable bar. What’s not to love?

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Blackberry and apple sorbet

Apple and Blackberry Sorbet

Using golden syrup instead of granulated sugar gives a softer texture to this smooth, fruity sorbet.

Blackberry Ice Cream

Blackberries are just ripening now, and this popular ice-cream recipe from Olive magazine is a great way to enjoy them

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Blackberry Cobbler

This simple recipe is quick and easy to make and is a great way for all the family to enjoy this season’s blackberries.

Berry and Peach Cobbler topped with a small scoop of vanilla ice cream.

Blackberry coulis

Made into a syrupy coulis, blackberries are perfect with ice cream or pancakes.

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Blackberry vinegar

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Forget balsamic vinegar – make something equally useful and extremely cheaply with blackberries. Blackberry vinegar is great in salad dressings or used as a cordial to treat colds.

Blackberry juice in glass and bottle with fresh blackberries served