27 May 2021

Refreshing Raspberry Breakfast & Dessert Recipes

Raspberry season is upon us! As the weather gets warmer, you'll definitely want to try these delicious raspberry recipes!

Health Benefits of Raspberry Recipes

Adding raspberries to your diet can also reap health benefits! Raspberries are packed with nutrients like fiber, vitamins, and antioxidants but are not high in calories. You can combine raspberries with numerous flavors to make a refreshing summer treat! Keep reading to learn about some of the sweet possibilities you have with your raspberries.

Raspberry Recipes for Breakfast

Do you love raspberries but are tired of just tossing them into a smoothie, using them as a parfait topping, or grabbing a raspberry-flavored scone at breakfast? Keep reading for raspberry breakfast inspiration!

Easy Raspberry Baked Oatmeal Breakfast

If you haven't tried baked oatmeal yet, you need to hop on the bandwagon! This recipe is quick to prepare and perfect for brunch or serving to the whole family on the weekend! You can even prepare this ahead of time and store it in the fridge until it's time to bake and serve.

First, combine 1 1/2 cup of rolled old-fashioned oats, 1/2 cup brown sugar (or 1/4 cup of preferred liquid sweetener), 1 tsp baking powder, 1/2 tsp cinnamon, and 1/4 tsp salt in a large bowl. Then, mix 1/2 cup milk (or non-dairy substitute), 1/4 cup of applesauce, 1 egg, and 1 tsp of vanilla in a separate bowl. Continuing to stir, slowly add 1 Tablespoon of melted butter and fresh or frozen raspberries. Combine wet and dry ingredients and pour into a small sprayed baking dish. Finally, bake the oatmeal in the oven for 25 minutes or until golden brown.

Tip: Strawberry, blueberry, peach, and blackberry baked oats are also crowd pleasers! Follow the same recipe but swap in your favorite fruit.

Raspberry Almond Crumb Cake

Yes, this cake is totally acceptable to eat for breakfast, but it's so good, you'll probably want to save some for dessert, too! View the recipe below:

Raspberry Almond Crumb Cake

This moist crumb cake is topped with fresh raspberries, almonds, and a sweet buttery crumble! Get ready to make your new favorite breakfast.

4.5 from 10 votes


20 mins


40 mins


an hr






8 people


397.0 kcal


  • 1 and 1/3


    all-purpose flour

  • 1


    baking powder

  • 1/4


    baking soda

  • 1/4



  • 1/2



    softened to room temperature

  • 3/4


    granulated sugar

  • 2



    room temperature

  • 1/2


    full-fat sour cream

  • 1


    pure vanilla extract

  • 3/4


    almond extract

  • 1/4


    all-purpose flour

    Use for Topping

  • 1/4

    cup packed

    brown sugar

    Use for Topping

  • 1/4


    ground cinnamon

    Use for Topping

  • 2


    unsalted butter, melted

    Use for Topping

  • 1


    fresh or frozen raspberries

    Use for Topping

  • 3/4


    sliced almonds

    Use for Topping


  • Crumb Cake

    1. Prep

      Preheat oven to 375°F. Grease and lightly flour a 9 Inch round cake pan.

    2. Whisk

      Whisk the flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt together. Set aside.

    3. Mix

      In a large bowl use a hand mixer or stand mixer to beat the butter and granulated sugar together on high speed until smooth (about 2 minutes). Add the eggs, sour cream, vanilla extract, and almond extract. Beat on medium-high speed until well combined (It may look curdled; that’s okay). With the mixer on low speed, mix in the dry ingredients until smooth. Do not overmix. The batter will be thick. Spread into prepared pan. Set aside.

  • Crumb Topping

    1. Mix

      With a fork, mix the flour, brown sugar, and cinnamon together. Stir in the melted butter until crumbs form.

  • Final Steps

    1. Top

      Top the cake batter with raspberries and sprinkle on the crumb topping.

    2. Bake

      Bake in preheated oven for 35-40 minutes. Baking times may vary. The cake is done when a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.

    3. Cool

      Remove cake from oven and cool for a few unites before serving.



397.0 kcal


45.0 g


22.2 g


1.8 g


5.0 g

Serving Amount:


Serving Unit:

1 piece


224.0 mg


23.7 g

Fresh Raspberry Zucchini Bread With Lemon Glaze

This breakfast (or dessert) zucchini bread recipe is so good, you won't want to share even a crumb! Thankfully, zucchiniand raspberry season is around the same time, so that you can make this recipe with fresh ingredients from the garden.

Fresh Raspberry Dessert Recipes

White Chocolate Raspberry Cheesecake

You can never go wrong adding fruit to cheesecake to bring a fresh twist! A white chocolate raspberry cheesecake can be made using a standard white chocolate cheesecake recipe. As you're pouring the white chocolate batter into the crust, start swirling in your homemade raspberry sauce to create a beautiful raspberry swirl towards the top of the cheesecake. The most challenging piece of this cheesecake recipe is resisting it for 8 hours while it cools!

To make the raspberry swirl sauce, boil together 12 ounces of frozen raspberries, 2 tablespoons of sugar, 1 tablespoon of cornstarch, and 1/2 cup of water. Boil until the sauce is thick (about 5 minutes) and strain to remove seeds!

This dessert is so decadent; you may not need any toppings! However, if you have a sweet tooth like me, whipped cream, a fresh raspberry, and dark chocolate drizzle add an extra dimension to the cheesecake!

Mini Raspberry Lemon Tarts

Raspberry pairs nicely with citrus flavors, especially lemon! Try baking mini raspberry lemon tarts for a refreshing and light summer dessert! These six-ingredient mini tarts are the perfect treat to serve at any summer gathering!

For the crust, beat together 4 ounces of cream cheese and 2 tablespoons of unsalted butter for about a minute. Then, mix in 3/4 cup of all-purpose flour until dough forms. Shape the dough into a ball, wrap in plastic, and refrigerate it for 30-60 minutes.

After the dough has been refrigerated, preheat the oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit and cut the dough into 24 equal pieces. Flatten dough into mini muffin tin cups and bake for about 8-10 minutes or until golden brown. Cool the crusts in the pan for 10 minutes, then remove from the muffin tin to cool completely.

To make the lemon filling, whip 1/4 cup of heavy cream until stiff peaks form. Then, fold in 1/3 cup of lemon curd, fill the tart crust with lemon creme, and top each one with a fresh raspberry.

No-Bake Raspberry Dessert Recipes

The baked recipes above are delicious, but sometimes baking can be time-consuming. Check out these recipes for quick and delicious no-bake recipes using raspberries!

Raspberry Pistachio Bark

I cannot wait to make this! This simple recipe has only three ingredients and takes less than 10 minutes to make! All you will need is dark chocolate, freeze-dried raspberries, and lightly salted pistachios! The salty nuts combined with the sweet fruit create a wonderful flavor! Plus, who doesn't like chocolate?

To make this delicious bark, melt the dark chocolate and pour it into an even layer on a tray lined with parchment paper. Then, sprinkle the raspberries and pistachios on top and place the tray in the refrigerator. Once hard, break or cut the bark into chunks and serve!

You can create variations of this dessert by substituting Greek yogurt for dark chocolate. If using Greek yogurt, you'll need to freeze the bark, not refrigerate it! Freeze-dried strawberry and blueberry would be a great addition to a mixed berry bark.

No-Bake Frozen Raspberry Pie

You'll never want to bake a raspberry pie in the oven again after trying this recipe! Ditch the food processor and use a pre-made pie crust for an easier take on this recipe! Graham cracker, gluten-free, chocolate, or even an Oreo crust will taste great and cut down on prep time!

You will need 4 cups of fresh or frozen raspberries, 1 Tablespoon of fresh lemon juice, 2 cups of heavy cream, and 3/4 cup of sugar (divided) for the filling. First, mix the heavy cream and 2 tablespoons of sugar until stiff peaks form. Then, blend the remaining ingredients in a blender to create a raspberry puree! Fold the whipped cream into the raspberry mixture and pour into the crust! Let the pie freeze for about 8 hours, and enjoy your easy no-bake raspberry pie!

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