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6 Berry Good Baked Goods

Strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, oh my! Bake up one of these sweet treats to make the most of seasonal berries.
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Strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, oh my! Bake up one of these sweet treats to make the most of seasonal berries.

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Bursting with fresh blueberries and topped with a sparkling sugar crust, these really are the best blueberry muffins. And what's more -- they're easy to make. GET THE RECIPE

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One of the easiest and best desserts I know: tart rhubarb and sweet strawberries bubbling away in their own juices beneath a crunchy oat streusel topping. Serve it warm out of the oven with a scoop of vanilla ice cream. Leftovers are also delicious for breakfast. GET THE RECIPE

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Inspired by the "Obsessive Ricotta Cheesecake" in Gina DePalma's Dolce Italiano, Desserts from the Babbo Kitchen, this cheesecake is a hybrid between an American-style cheesecake and an Italian-style cheesecake. The tart sweetness of the raspberry topping is the perfect contrast to the cake, which isn't overly sweet. GET THE RECIPE

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These tender muffins with crisp golden tops are perfect for a special breakfast or brunch. They're loaded with fresh strawberries -- and as pretty as they are delicious. GET THE RECIPE

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These blueberry muffins flavored with cinnamon and maple syrup strike the perfect balance between wholesome and indulgent. They're lower in fat and sugar than most muffins, enriched with nutritious wheat bran and whole wheat flour, and chock-full of antioxidant-rich blueberries. GET THE RECIPE

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Quite simply, one of the easiest, prettiest, most delicious cake you'll ever make. GET THE RECIPE