Photo of baked blueberry crumble

Blueberry Crumble Makes an Easy Summer Dessert

Those blueberry desserts are calling your name as the berries drip from the bushes! It’s been a great spring and summer for berries, with plenty of rain. Homegrown blueberries taste so much better, but even store-bought are fresh now, and can be used to make this easy dessert.

Crumbles can be made with any type of fresh fruit, but blueberry crumble is one of my favorites. I just try not to wear a white shirt when I’m indulging in this rich, warm dessert!

If berries aren’t in season, you can use canned pie filling and skip right to the directions for making the crumble.

Easy Blueberry Crumble

Blueberry Crumble

Blueberry crumble makes summer dessert as easy as pie.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time1 hr 5 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: International
Keyword: blueberries, blueberry, blueberry dessert, crumble, dessert
Servings: 6
Calories: 460kcal
Author: A. JoAnn

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ pints blueberries
  • 2 oz. lemon juice, fresh
  • 6 T. sugar, divided
  • 8 T. butter, divided
  • 5 T. flour, divided
  • ½ c. old-fashioned oats
  • 3 c. vanilla ice cream

Instructions

  • Rinse and drain blueberries. 
    Photo of rinsing and draining blueberries
  • Place in bottom of a small glass baking dish.
  • Sprinkle with lemon juice, then 2 T. sugar and 1 T. flour.
  • Dot with 2 T. butter.
    Photo of berries dotted with butter
  • Mix together 4 T. flour, 4 T. sugar, ½ c. oats. Cut in 6 T. butter until large crumbs form.
  • Cover blueberries with crumb mixture.
    Photo of berries covered with crumble mixture
  • Bake at 350°F for 40-45 minutes or until blueberries are bubbling.
  • Cool slightly. Serve warm with vanilla ice cream.

Notes

This recipe works great with raspberries, too. Or, mix blueberries and raspberries.

Looking for more berry recipes? Try our angle food cake with lemon curd and raspberry sauce at your next barbeque.

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Comments

3 comments on “Blueberry Crumble Makes an Easy Summer Dessert”
  1. A. JoAnn says:

    If you don’t want the hassle of ice cream, I would double the crumble ingredients and press half into the bottom of the pan. Pour on the blueberries, and sprinkle the rest of the crumble on top. Then, you have blueberry squares!

  2. A. JoAnn says:

    It’s yummy, and very rich. Are you serving it with ice cream?

  3. Jennifer says:

    Struggled with what to make for our 77th family reunion to be held this Sunday…giving the Blueberry Crumble a shot! Thanks for sharing!

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