Aronia Berry Recipes-The Miracle Fruit

What do I do with Aronia Berries?

Aronia Berries and Peaches
Aronia Berries and Peaches

(Find Grimm’s Garden’s recipe for freezing peaches!)

These berries have a plethora of uses. Consider eating them fresh or frozen.  They make a great summer snack frozen.  Pies, breads, and other baked goods, salad toppings, jams and jellies, salsa, and icecream are all great uses of this berry.  It also makes a great drink as juice, smoothies, wine, or tea.

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Apple/Aronia Crisp

Aronias on shrub
Aronias on shrub


  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • ½ cup butter softened
  • ¾ cup of rolled oats


  1. Topping: Cut in butter until crumbly, add flour, brown sugar, and rolled oats. Mix.
  2. In 9” square baking pan, dump 4 cups of apples mixed with 1 cup of sugar, 1 tsp of vanilla and one tsp of cinnamon (more to taste). Add one cup of thawed aronia berries. Carefully fold together. Sprinkle topping evenly over apple/aronia mixture. Bake at 350 degrees for 60 to 70 minutes or until apples are tender. Put cookie sheet under to make cleanup easier.
  3. *Best served warm.

If you don’t have an aronia shrub, find some at Grimm’s Gardens Online Store.

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Banana/Aronia Bread

Fresh Picked Aronia Berries
Fresh Picked Aronia Berries


  • 2 cup sugar
  • 1 cup butter or margarine
  • 3 bananas large
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 ½ cups flour
  • 2 tsp soda
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ½ cup thawed aronia berries


  1. Cream together sugar and butter; add mashed bananas and eggs. Mix well. Combine flour, salt and soda and fold into banana mixture. Carefully fold in thawed aronia berries. Pour into bread pan. Bake for 45 to 50 minutes at 350 degrees.

In season (late summer to fall) we will send you fresh aronia berries ready to eat or cook.

Recipes are from follow link to find more great Aronia Berry Recipes!

Learn how to freeze peaches for Pies and Smoothies!

Learn about the landscape interest of aronia shrubs, also known as chokeberries.


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