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Best Baking Blogs: Dessert Blogs You Don't Want to Miss

Updated on June 8, 2014

Bloggers are some of the most imaginative bakers, coming up with unique and delicious flavor combinations and artistic decorating ideas. They know what is trending and appreciate aesthetic, bringing gorgeous creations and easy to follow, picture (and video) filled tutorials to our fingertips through the World Wide Web. The blogs in this list are some of the most current, notable, sweet, and visually stunning recipe blogs around. Keep your eye on these bloggers, because their creations are spreading faster than spilled sprinkles. Their recipes are lovely enough to look professionally made, yet simple enough for the at-home baker.

10 Top Baking Blogs Filled With Beautiful Desserts:

1. Bake at 350

The beautiful Bridget Edwards at Bake at 350 is a cookie extraordinaire. Don't be fooled by her humble "About" page - this woman is amazing with cookie icing. Her picture filled, step-by-step tutorials enable those who want to learn the art to achieve beautiful cookies as well. From cookies that look like donuts to "Olive You" olive and martini cookies, Bake at 350 has enough cookie ideas to keep you busy in the kitchen for a long (and tasty) time.


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2. Bakerella

The lovely Bakerella (Angie Dudley) has become widely known for her cute cake pop creations. Her best selling book Cake Pops is full of decorating ideas that are off the charts adorable. These recipes can also be found on her blog, Bakerella, along with many other fun dessert treats. From cupcake bites, to cake balls, to brownies, to cheesecake, this woman does it all. Her blog will leave you inspired to try all sorts of sweet baking.


3. Bakers Royale

The talented Naomi at Bakers Royale is without a doubt both a baker and an artist. She captures her sweet creations with sophisticated presentation and breathtaking photography. Even if you're not a baker, you'll enjoy drooling over Bakers Royale's pics. With recipes like Mini Brownie Pies, Caramel Brownie Tarts, and Mini Mixed Berry Pie, this blogger knows how to make both the taste buds and the eyes hungry for more.


4. Bakingdom

Darla is the lovely woman behind Bakingdom, a blog of whimsical sweets (and some delicious savory extras). Strawberry White Hot Chocolate with Whipped Cream Hearts, April Showers Cake with Cotton Candy Raincloud, and Homemade Neapolitan S'mores are just a few recipe titles to get your mouth watering. This blog is creative and on trend with beautiful photos - not one you want to miss.


5. Cookies & Cups

Shelly is the genius behind the sugary Cookies & Cups. Her beautifully photographed sweets are both creative and down-to-earth, pretty and fun. Recipes like Caramel Stuffed Krispie Bars, Brownie Pudding, and Root Beer Float Cupcakes with Ice Cream Frosting will appeal to adults and children alike. Truffles to suit every holiday and season are also a must see on this blog.


6. Glorious Treats

The lovely Glory of Glorious Treats shows her cleverness and creativity right off the bat in her blog's witty name. Her How to Frost Cupcakes tutorial and Pink Ombre Swirl Cake are just two of her many Pinterest popular posts. Glory knows how to whip up the perfect shade of frosting and her cookies are perfectly baked. From Breads & Muffins, to Frostings & Fillings, to Desserts in Jars, this blog is sure to satisfy your sweet cravings.


7. SprinkleBakes

The beautiful Heather Baird (and her adorable pugs) at SprinkleBakes has artistic confections that are sure to leave you inspired. Over 94,000 people have pinned her Cherry-Vanilla Layer cake with aqua tinted icing and gold sprinkles on Pinterest. And that is just one of her many reader favorites. Vanilla Bean Baby Donuts, Chocolate French Toast with Panera Bread, and Sparkling Champagne Cupcakes are a few reasons you do not want to miss this blog. (If you're looking for some good dog treat recipes, she has some of those too.)


8. Sweetapolita

The wonderfully charming Rosie at Sweetapolita is "whipping up a sweet life" with the help of her two cutie pie "cakelet" daughters. Master of heavenly pastel hues, imperfect perfection, and whimsical creations, Sweetapolita is the queen of light and breezy. Recipes include Vanilla Blackberry-Mascarpone Cake for Two with swirling deep purple and mint turqouise icing, and Pastel Meringue Nests filled with Vanilla Bean Swiss Meringue Buttercream, topped with a fondant feather. (Yes, all of her recipes are this awesome. Check her out.)


9. Sweetopia

Marian is the talented creator of Sweetopia and a true artist with icing. Brilliantly decorated cookies are her specialty, and she will blow you away with her level of detail. Check out her Parisian-Themed Cookies, complete with intricate Eiffel Tower, to see for yourself. Sweetopia's tutorials will teach you to replicate these sugary masterpieces, but if you find your icing skills are not on par with Marian's, don't feel bad. The woman's amazing.


10. Whisk Kid

You will be shocked to discover the sweet Kaitlin Flannery of Whisk Kid is only in her early twenties after viewing her confectionary creations. Already catching the attention of many, Kaitlin's Rainbow Cake has been featured on Martha Stewart Living and her Strawberry Rhubarb Pie on Channel 7 News. The dessert designs and photo presentations on this blog are sophisticated and striking. Recipes like Chai Cake with Honey-Ginger Cream, and Peach and Raspberry Mousse Cake will make you glad you stopped in to explore the blog.


For more blog baking inspiration, check out these links:

Best Baking Blogs: 5 Bread Blogs That Will Leave You Inspired


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    • Maggie.L profile image


      6 years ago from UK

      Thanks for sharing this great list of baking blogs. Will be sharing with my daughter who's a baking enthusiast.

    • Rasimo profile image


      6 years ago

      Thank you for the tips! Nice hub!

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      6 years ago from United States

      Wow! Thanks for the recommendation. I love cakes and pastries too ... Will share and bookmark this =)

    • Faith A Mullen profile imageAUTHOR

      Faith A Mullen 

      7 years ago

      Thanks for stopping by to read and comment, missali! Glad I was able to give you some links for inspiration :)

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      7 years ago

      Thanks for sharing! I was just in the mood for something new to bake, these sites are sure to help :)

    • Faith A Mullen profile imageAUTHOR

      Faith A Mullen 

      7 years ago

      Thanks for the comment, dailytop10! I will be baking up something this weekend too. It's impossible not to feel inspired (and hungry) after looking at these blogs!

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      7 years ago from Davao City

      Goodbye my beloved diet program! ahahaha the previews alone excited me so much that I'm planning to bake some later. Thank you for sharing!

    • Faith A Mullen profile imageAUTHOR

      Faith A Mullen 

      7 years ago

      DIYmommy - Looking through these blogs was giving my sweet tooth some serious cravings. Congrats on the baby! I think anyone who has recently had a baby deserves some sweet treats :)

    • Faith A Mullen profile imageAUTHOR

      Faith A Mullen 

      7 years ago

      torrilynn and dallaswriter - Thanks for stopping by to read and vote! Glad you enjoyed the hub. I love anything dessert related, so this hub was a fun one to write.

    • Faith A Mullen profile imageAUTHOR

      Faith A Mullen 

      7 years ago

      Careermommy - Some of these have really cute recipe ideas for kids. My mouth was watering the whole time I was working on this one :)

    • Faith A Mullen profile imageAUTHOR

      Faith A Mullen 

      7 years ago

      Thanks for stopping by to read, Lemonkerdz! I will have to check out some of your recipes.

    • DIYmommy profile image


      7 years ago

      These dessert blogs look great....and, some of the dessert pictures here look absolutely delectable! Though I have been trying my hardest to eat healthy in 2013, especially with the recent birth of our newborn, I just may have to sneak in a few of their dessert ideas over the next few weeks. Thanks for the great hub!

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      7 years ago from North Carolina

      Very useful and I have flagged this one! I love to bake and even more, I love to eat :) Well done and thank you for taking the time to do this. Voted up and awesome...

    • torrilynn profile image


      7 years ago

      faith, thank you so much for this article i absolutely love desserts. especially any type of cakes or pies or even cookies. thanks again. voted up.

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      Tirralan Watkins 

      7 years ago from Los Angeles, CA

      Faith, coming from a sweet-a-holic, I say, "thank you," and yum! I will be visiting these sites and hopefully get some great recipes for the family. Thank you for sharing this!

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      7 years ago from LIMA, PERU

      Thanks for the suggestions on some recipe sites where we can leave reviews and do some back linking. Another which is good for hubbers to look into is, since i started leaving comments for others my own recipes on HP have started to increase slowly.

      Good hub to share.


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