Do Blueberries and Pineapple Go Together?

Blueberries and pineapples.

Blueberries are known for their subtle sourness and rich sweetness. Aside from lemon, their flavor complements other fruits such as oranges, limes, bananas, and apricots. Blueberries also pair well with pineapple. There are many delicious blueberry and pineapple combinations that you could try. We have discussed a few.

Do Blueberries and Pineapple Go Together Taste and Texture Wise?

Blueberries and pineapple blend well together.

In a Bowl: You can cut some blueberries and pineapple chunks and put them in a bowl together. Sprinkle some lemon juice, and you have a bowl full of nutrients.

Smoothie: Pineapple and blueberry smoothies will dazzle your taste buds. You can add more fruits to amplify the flavor.

Dessert: You could also try making delicious desserts with blueberry and pineapple.

Blueberry and Pineapple Recipes

1. Blueberry Pineapple Salad with Creamy Yogurt

Fruit salad that is both simple and tasty! Strawberry, kiwi, and mangoes all taste excellent with the yogurt dressing!

Ingredients

  • 1 can pineapple chunks in juice (20 ounces), drained, juice set aside
  • 3 tbsp. plain Greek yogurt (whole milk)
  • 1 tsp. honey (or more to taste)
  • 1/4 tsp. lime zest, grated
  • 1 cup blueberries, fresh

Directions

  • Whisk 1 tablespoon pineapple juice, Greek yogurt, honey, and lime zest in a medium bowl. Fold in pineapple chunks and blueberries until coated with yogurt mixture. Serve immediately.

2. Pineapple Blueberry Salad with Lemon Juice

This simple pineapple fruit salad includes a simple lime and honey syrup. So simple, light, and delectable!

Ingredients

  • 1/2 a pineapple, fresh (peeled, cored, and cut into bite-sized pieces)
  • 2 cups blueberries, fresh
  • 1 lime, zest
  • lime juice (1/2 lime)
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons (20-40 grams) honey

Directions

  • Whisk together the lime juice, lime zest, lime juice, and honey in a small bowl.
  • Combine the blueberries and pineapple in a larger mixing dish.
  • Pour the honey over the top and mix well.
  • Serve right away or keep refrigerated for up to 2 days until ready to serve.

3. Blueberry Pineapple Smoothie

This Blueberry Pineapple Smoothie is not only delicious but also quick and easy to make. Use Maine wild blueberries for optimal nutrition and health benefits!

Ingredients

  • 1 cup blueberries, fresh (may substitute frozen)
  • 1 cup pineapple chunks, frozen
  • 1 banana (can use frozen)
  • 1 cup almond milk (unsweetened) (this would probably be good with coconut milk)

Directions

  • In a blender, combine all of the ingredients and blend until smooth and the appropriate consistency is achieved.
  • Use banana slices and/or fresh blueberries as a garnish.

4. Pineapple Blueberry Buckle

Put your seatbelt on and prepare yourself for this throwback treat. Comfort food at its finest, with succulent fruit topped with a cinnamon crumb topping and a brown sugar-pineapple sauce.

Ingredients

  • All-purpose flour 1 1/4 mug
  • 1/2 cup sugar (granulated)
  • 1/4 cup softened butter or margarine
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons baking powder 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract 1 tsp. shredded lemon peel, if desired
  • Salt (1/4 tsp.)
  • 1 egg
  • 1 can (8 oz.) crushed pineapple in juice
  • 1 cup blueberries, fresh
  • 1/2 cup sugar (granulated)
  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp. cinnamon powder
  • 1/4 cup softened butter or margarine
  • 3 tbsp. brown sugar, packed
  • Cornstarch, 1 tsp.
  • Pineapple juice from a smashed pineapple.
  • A quarter tsp. of lemon juice

Directions

  • Preheat the oven to 350° F. Combine all filling ingredients, except pineapple and blueberries, in a large basin. Combine the pineapple and blueberries in a bowl. Spread in an 8-inch square pan that hasn’t been oiled.
  • Combine all topping ingredients (excluding butter) in a small mixing dish. Using a pastry blender (or two table knives pulled in opposing directions through the ingredients), cut in the butter until the particles resemble tiny crumbs. Toss the blueberry mixture with a pinch of salt and pepper.
  • Bake for 45 to 50 minutes, or until golden brown and a toothpick inserted in the middle comes out clean.
  • Meanwhile, combine the sugar and cornstarch in a 1-quart pot. To make 2/3 cup pineapple juice, add enough water to the pineapple juice and combine it into the mixture of sugar. Cook, stirring regularly, over medium heat until the mixture boils. Remove from heat after 1 minute of boiling and stirring. Add the lemon juice and mix well. Serve alongside a hot dessert.

5. Blueberry-Pineapple Parfaits

Make blueberries and pineapple a part of your everyday routine with this blueberry-pineapple parfait.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Greek-style plain yogurt
  • Maple syrup (two tsps.)
  • 1 cup fresh pineapple, diced
  • 1/2 cup blueberries, fresh
  • Granola (12 cups)
  • 1/2 cup roasted shredded coconut

Directions

  • Combine the yogurt, maple syrup, and pineapple in a small bowl.
  • Spoon layers of pineapple mixture, blueberries, granola, and coconut into four small wine glasses or parfait glasses.

6. Pineapple Blueberry Dump Cake

This homemade Blueberry Pineapple Dump Cake replaces the cake mix with a handmade version of a quick and easy classic!

Ingredients

For the filling:

  • 2 cups fresh blueberries (about 16 ounces/454g)
  • 4 cups pineapple chunks (approximately 20 ounces/567g)
  • A quarter cup (50g) sugar granules
  • Vanilla extract (1/2 tsp.)

For the topping:

  • 1 and 1/4 cup (150g) flour (all-purpose)
  • 1 mug (200g) sugar granules
  • 2 tablespoons powdered baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp. bicarbonate of soda
  • 1/2 tsp. cinnamon powder
  • Salt (1/4 tsp.)
  • 170g unsalted butter, cut into cubes 3/4 cup
  • 1 mug (about 120g) nuts, such as pecans or hazelnuts, chopped

Directions

To prepare the filling

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. A 9″x 13″x 2″ baking pan should be coated with butter and flour.
  • Arrange the pineapple and blueberries in a single layer in the pan. Drizzle the vanilla over the top and sprinkle with sugar. To mix, gently shake the pan.

To prepare the topping

  • Combine the flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, and salt in a mixing bowl.
  • Over the fruit, sprinkle the topping mixture. To mix, gently shake the pan.
  • Place the diced butter on top in a uniform layer. Over the top, strew the nuts.
  • Bake for 40 to 45 minutes, or until golden brown and firm. When touched, the top should spring back.

Final Thoughts

If you want to enjoy the nutritional benefits of blueberries and pineapple, try the recipes listed above. You won’t be disappointed with the outcome.

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