Use your foraged finds with our blackberry recipe guide.
What is the season for picking blackberries in the UK?
The first early blackberries start appearing in August in the UK, but September and October can also be good picking months depending on location.
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Best blackberry recipes
Make these fruity mini pies using freshly foraged blackberries
Like classic fruit crumble but in a cuttable, transportable bar, these delicious crumble squares are perfect for a summer picnic.
This fruity sorbet recipe uses golden syrup instead of granulated sugar gives to give it a soft texture. If you can, use blackberries that you’ve picked yourself from the hedgerow – they taste far more intense than the big fat ones you buy in the shops.
This simple recipe is quick and easy to make and a great way for all the family to enjoy this season’s blackberries.
This blackberry coulis uses only three ingredients and freezes well, making it the perfect recipe to use up the blackberries you’ve picked during the summer months- keep a batch in the freezer and use it as a topping the next time you make pancakes or chocolate fudge cake
This classic crumble is easy to make and a perfect recipe for the late summer months, when hedgerow blackberries are abundant.
If you love balsamic vinegar you’ll love this recipe – it’s equally useful and extremely cheap to make using blackberries you’ve picked yourself. It’s great in salad dressings or used as a cordial to treat colds.
You can find blackberries in hedgerows, in gardens and along railway tracks to make this easy tray bake.