06/25/2012 09:26 am ET Updated Jul 26, 2017

45 Beautiful Raspberry Recipes

There's something special about raspberries -- pop one in your mouth and you're rewarded with a sweet-tart experience that speaks to summer. When raspberries are at the height of their season, they're better than anything you can get all year long in the supermarket. That's why you owe it to yourself to devour them with abandon right now -- whether you've got your hands on red or black raspberries. Eat them plain, cook with them and especially start baking some raspberry recipes.

In case you didn't know, raspberries make the best cakes; they are the perfect complement to chocolate; they even make most cocktails better. And that's not all. Check out these 45 raspberry recipes to enjoy these summer beauties in all their glory.

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