Skip to Content

13 festive blue foods to bring blue hues to the table

13 festive blue foods to bring blue hues to the table

The blue color is notoriously scarce in natural foods, which is why we hardly ever see blue color on our plates. However, that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy foods in your favorite color. 

Whether you are throwing a baby shower, a blue color themed birthday party, or simply want to enjoy some delicious food that is blue, there are many options that you can try!

1. Honeyed Yogurt and Berry Tart with Ginger Crust

Creamy, sweet, and tangy – Honeyed Yogurt and Berry Tart with Ginger Crust is the perfect blue dessert that will leave you asking for more. 

The graham-cracker crust is topped with yummy blueberries and spiced with ginger to add a unique taste to this incredible dessert. 

You can prepare this yummy blueberry tart in less than an hour and amaze everyone with the perfect blue hues on the table. 

Check out the recipe here.  

2. Royal Blue Cocktail

Another creative way to introduce your favorite color on the table is to prepare a bright and eye-catching royal blue cocktail. It is the ideal summer drink that will keep you cool and remind you of the deep blue ocean. 

With an amazing deep blue color, this cocktail has a hint of citrus flavor. For the best effect, serve this refreshing and invigorating drink in chilled martini glasses. 

Check out the recipe here

3. Salt-Baked Trout

Salt-baked trout is a rather unique choice for blue foods. It must be noted that while the dish is not naturally blue, you can add some beautiful blue hues to your baked trout. It is served with an appetizing sauce made of pickled cocktail onions, which gives the dish its intriguing blue color.

The best part is that it takes only a few minutes in the kitchen to prepare this incredible blue food that will certainly surprise all your guests. The preparation time is thirty minutes while baking can take up to an hour. Remember, this is not your ordinary salt-baked trout! 

Check out the recipe here

4. Two-Toned Potato Salad

Who would have thought that potato salad can be this yummy and BLUE! Well, this special two-toned potato salad recipe is certainly not your average salad. It is super tasty and the perfect option to add a blue side to your meat dishes. 

Moreover, you can also serve it on its own. It makes a good vegetarian option to add some blue color to the table. The blue and purple hues come from pickled onions. 

As the name suggests, the salad is two-toned, which means don’t expect it to be completely blue. The other most prominent color is that of potatoes – yellow. 

Check out the recipe here.  

5. Blueberry Macaroons

Small and sweet, macaroons come in all colors, including one of the most unique and scarce colors of the food world – blue! Filled with blueberry mascarpone filling, these macaroons are simply a class apart. 

Whether you serve them as a dessert or enjoy them as treats, these blue colored macaroons are simply to die for. 

The delicate texture of the shell will melt in your mouth. Blueberry Macarons is French cuisine that comes with a sweet and creamy filling. The best part is that they are super easy to make, and in just around an hour, you can make 26 servings! 

Plus, you can store them in the fridge for up to 4 to 5 days. For longer storage, you can freeze them for up to 2 months! 

Check out the recipe here.    

6. Gooey Butter Blue Velvet Cookies

Be obsessed with this tasty and colorful cookie filled with blue velvet cake mix, butter, cream cheese, powdered sugar, topped with creamy frosting and sprinkles! These ooey gooey butter blue velvet cookies will leave everyone’s mouth watering and sweet tooth stirring up all kinds of cravings.

The perfect part of this recipe is it’s easy to prepare! If you always wanted to add a festive excitement to the table, this gem is best for you!

Check out this cool recipe here.

7. Iced Butterfly Pea Flower Tea Latte

Add a splash of color blue and goodness to your dessert table with this iced butterfly pea flower tea latte. With a fine flavor of butterfly pea flowers paired with condensed milk, and vanilla extract, this thirst-quencher will give you that sweet and refreshing taste profile. 

Add a pitcher of this gorgeous drink to the table and you’ll end up busy refilling the glasses of your family or guests!

Here’s the recipe.

8. Blue Moon Ice Cream

If you’re feeling blue, devouring this sweet, blue ice cream brings a smile to you! 

It is true that ice cream is a go-to comfort food we reach for when we’re feeling down. And this blue moon ice cream brings satisfying comfort to lift up your mood! 

As its name suggests, this ice cream recipe is unique. Tasting a bowl of blue moon ice cream brings a marshmallow-like flavor with a tropical twist that reminds you of your favorite summer vacation.
The bonus part of this recipe is you can prepare this gem without an ice cream machine. Prepare it for about ten minutes and pop it straight into the freezer!

You can check the recipe here

9. Cotton Candy Margarita

Of the many martini recipes, there is one that has a special place in my heart. And that is the cotton candy margarita

I love martini and seeing it with my favorite childhood treat in one put me in seventh heaven. This colorful recipe mixes up tequila, triple sec, cotton candy, and some food coloring that gives you a new level of boozy excitement. It will channel your inner child too!

Check out the recipe here

10. Patriotic Marshmallow Popcorn

This Patriotic Marshmallow Popcorn is your family’s next favorite that leaves them gobbling down as soon as it is cool enough to touch. 

This bright-colored popcorn recipe combines butter, popcorn, and marshmallows resulting in a sweet, buttery taste  with a festive look!

You can check the recipe here

11. Cookie Monster Cheesecake

Packed with chocolate chip cookie crush, blue cookies, cream cheesecake filling, and topped with a creamy ganache and crushed chocolate chip cookies, this gorgeous drool-worthy cheesecake offers you a light, fluffy texture with rich chocolate taste!

The hidden pop of blue color of this cheesecake recipe will leave your guests’ mouths open and watery!

Here’s the recipe

12. Blue Moon Lime Tart

Blue Moon Lime Tart is a no-fuss dessert recipe that has a light and delicate texture with milky, and sweet taste. The blueberries, blackberries, and lime toppings add a tropical vibe of every bite. So yummy!

What amuses me with this recipe is it requires zero baking so they are perfect for warmer months or when you don’t feel like spending your time in the kitchen. 

Check out the recipe here

13. Vegan Blue-Berry Pancakes

A perfect treat for adults and kids alike, these fluffy and soft vegan blue-berry pancakes will be your new favorite dessert for your breakfast and snack time! 

The secret weapon of this recipe is the blueberries that give you that feeling like you are on a summer vacation every time it touches your mouth. 

You can check the recipe here

The Bottom Line 

Food that is blue rarely appears on our plates, which is all the more reason to cook, enjoy, and celebrate blue foods whenever possible. Try these amazing blue food recipes to see which blue foods you like the most!  

Blue foods

Blue foods

13 festive blue foods that will bring blue hues to the table


  • Honeyed yogurt and berry tart with ginger crust
  • Royal blue cocktail
  • Salt-baked trout
  • Two-toned potato salad
  • Blueberry macaroons
  • Gooey butter blue velvet cookies
  • Iced butterfly pea flower tea latte
  • Blue moon ice cream
  • Cotton candy margarita
  • Patriotic marshmallow popcorn
  • Cookie monster cheesecake
  • Blue moon lime tart
  • Vegan blue-berry pancakes


  1. Choose a few blue foods to try.
  2. Tell us your favorite recipe.
Nutrition Information:

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 0Total Fat: 0gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 0mgCarbohydrates: 0gFiber: 0gSugar: 0gProtein: 0g

Did you make this recipe?

Please leave a comment on the blog or share a photo on Pinterest

Skip to Recipe