You can find blue berries throughout year, but these fruits are best in their taste during summers where they can be incorporated in variety of desserts to cool down the extreme heat. Blue berries are juicy, sweet and slightly sour in taste and thus goes very well with any type of dessert used. Here are some of the delicious ways to add this marvellous fruits to your favourite dessert.
Different ways to add blue berries to dessert
You can use blue berries along with sauce over ice-cream or sweet pie.
Add them with other fruits pieces like apples, pineapple, pomegranate and variety of nuts to make delicious and healthy fruit salad.
Stew them with sugar to coat them and then use to top with any cream over shortcakes or pie.
Bake them along with other cake components to get blueberries muffins or cupcakes which are ideal tea time treat. Blueberrie cheese cake is one of the most famous and delicious dessert worldwide.
Along with cupcakes and short cakes, they can be also used in number of pancakes such as Blueberry Flax pancakes.
They can be also baked with bread to give bread a different and fruity flavour.
You can also grind them and make their sauce which goes well with all other desserts.
Make blue berries ice pops and candies with honey and use for natural fruit mix.
You can also use them along with eggs and bread to make French toast.
Health Benefits of this fruit
Blueberries are not only delicious but very nutritious and healthy too. Blue berries are power pack with antioxidants like anthocyanin, vitamin C, vitamin E, vitamin A which act as a scavengers for neutralizing free radicals and thus increasing the overall immunity of the system. They are also rich in minerals like copper, selenium, zinc and iron. These minerals along with anthocyanin helps to promote brain development and health. The high fibre content present in this fruit helps to dissolve bad cholesterol thus helping in reducing cholesterol level. They are also believed to be good for digestion and constipation. Blue berries are low in fat and provide almost 25% of daily requirement of vitamin C.
So, next time when you are bored to eat your same kind of desserts, give them a little twist by incorporating this lovely fruit in various ways.