Blackberries are a flavorful, warm season berry. Ripe berries are fragile and perishable and should be enjoyed soon after purchase. Blackberries can be frozen or preserved as jam for out-of-season enjoyment.
Blackberries are usually eaten raw or cooked in a desert. Fresh or frozen blackberries make a delicious addition to yogurt and a colorful and nutritious topping for pancakes or waffles.
Blackberries are a good source of fiber, vitamins C and K. One cup of raw blackberries contains approximately 60 calories.