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Best Baking Blogs: Dessert Blogs You Don't Want to Miss
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:
Books by Bake at 350:
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.
Books by 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.
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.
Books by 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.)
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.)
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.
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