Sprinkled on cereals, tossed onto oatmeal, baked into muffins, and spread on toast, berries have had a longstanding place on the breakfast table. Packed full of vitamins and minerals, berries are the perfect tiny powerhouses to get your day started with a bang. But which berry reigns supreme when it comes time to break your fast? We’ve narrowed the playing field down to the two tastiest fruits, but we need your help to choose the champion of the breakfast nook.
With further ado, let’s introduce the contenders. In the blue corner, weighing in at a whopping 1.5 grams, the original flavor flurry, we’re proud to present – Blueberries! And in the red corner, weighing in at a staggering 3 grams, we have the tart terror – Raspberries! Let’s make this a clean fight.
Take a peek at some of our favorite berry-laden recipes below. Share your favorites with us and help us choose the winner!
Crumbly, sweet, and all around delicious, scones have been a breakfast staple for years. The buttery layers and plump berries in this recipe, would be the perfect complement to strong cup of coffee to ease your way into a Monday morning.
Homemade Breakfast Bars
Channeling the natural tart quality of raspberries, these breakfast bars are the perfect semi-sweet wake up call. Packed with subtle cinnamon and brown sugar notes, these breakfast bars are a quick grab-and-go option if you baked up a batch the night before.
Who doesn’t love a good waffle? Warm, crisp, and slathered in syrup, waffles are a basic brunch bite that could always use a little reinvention. So forget just lobbing a few lone berries onto the top of a piping hot stack of waffles, and opt instead to gently mix in a few luscious berries to the batter. Simply add orange juice and your leisurely brunch is complete.
Don’t Forget The Sausage!
It’s just not breakfast without sausage — but who says we need to stick to the same spicy flavors day after day? Blueberries are taking over in the latest addition to the Uncle Charley’s line up, Blueberry Maple Grillers. Ripe berries and rich maple syrup combine to provide a freshly picked breakfast flavor that’s sure to leave an impression on your palette.
If you’re looking for something a little more tart to start your day, the Uncle Charley’s Raspberry Maple Grillers are sure to energize your morning. With just a hint of tangy raspberries, and the savory flavor of maple syrup, these one-of-a-kind sausages are second to none.
When paired with more traditional breakfast fare, raspberries and blueberries add just the right amount of flavor to your morning. But, who won? You decide! Share your favorite berry-ful breakfast recipes in the comments below and help us crown the champion.