07/09/2016 05:31 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

8 Blueberry Recipes To Make This Summer

From muffins and pancakes to salads and desserts, fresh blueberries taste good in just about everything. Take advantage of summer's blueberry bounty with these tested and perfected recipes.

1. Blueberry Cornbread Muffins


You're going to fall in love with these lovely little cornbread muffins. The blueberries burst while they bake, creating pockets of juice that keep the muffins tender. GET THE RECIPE

2. Peaches & Berries with Lemon-Mint Syrup


Perfect for summer entertaining, this elegant fruit salad pairs well with pound cake, vanilla ice cream -- or both! GET THE RECIPE

3. Best-Ever Blueberry Muffins


If you're looking for a more traditional blueberry muffin, look no further. Bursting with fresh blueberries with a tender, cakey crumb and sparkling sugar crust, these really are the best. GET THE RECIPE

4. Baby Spinach with Fresh Berries, Pecans & Goat Cheese in Raspberry Vinaigrette


Fresh berries make an elegant addition to this salad of baby spinach, pecans and goat cheese. Get ready for oohs and aahs. GET THE RECIPE

5. Best Summer Berry Trifle


This dazzling, delicious trifle can be made in under 30 minutes -- just be sure to plan ahead as it needs to sit in the fridge at least 8 hours before serving. GET THE RECIPE

6. Berry, Banana & Pomegranate Smoothie


This fruit-packed smoothie is a little sweet, a little tart and a whole lot of healthy. Make it for breakfast and you'll feel satisfied until lunchtime. GET THE RECIPE

7. Blueberry Pancakes with Maple Blueberry Syrup


If you prefer your blueberries in pancake form, try these buttermilk pancakes studded with fresh blueberries. And don't skip the homemade blueberry syrup -- it only takes a few minutes to make and is definitely the best part! GET THE RECIPE

8. Blueberry Maple Bran Muffins


Enriched with wheat bran and whole wheat flour, these blueberry muffins strike the perfect balance between wholesome and indulgent. GET THE RECIPE