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16 baking blogs for scrumptious dessert concepts

Are you looking for back blogs to satisfy your sweet tooth or to get inspiration for your next special occasion? These are some of our favorite dessert blogs for our next creation.

At Nutrition Stripped, we believe that good food is a balance. This means providing your body with the nourishment it needs to feel and function at its best, and also appreciating the many roles food plays in our lives, including culture, tradition, celebration, and joy. It is our mission to support you in building a positive relationship with food so that you can regain balance and enjoy eating well and mindfully enjoying all the food you want without feeling guilty.

This list of backblogs has a combination of “standard” recipes for when you want it and more nutritious dessert recipes for when you want it. You can also find plenty of dairy-free, gluten-free, and vegan options for those of you who have allergies or preferences.

When you find a new blog to follow, give them some love, message them on Instagram, and snap a picture of a recipe you tried!

1. Bakerita by Rachel Conners

Diet: All are gluten-free, dairy-free, refined sugar-free, and usually vegan! Many are also paleo and grain free.

Rachel is committed to creating better baking and cooking recipes for you that are accessible, straightforward, and absolutely delicious for the whole family. Their recipes use simple ingredients (not too many!) And are so satisfying.

Must-Try Recipes: Paleo Chocolate Chip Cookies and 4-Ingredient Vegan Chocolate Truffles

Where to find her recipes: The Bakerita Cookbook | Website | Instagram

2. Data dependent on Christina Leopold

Diet style: Vegan, mostly gluten-free, mostly refined sugar-free

Christina creates delicious vegan desserts and treats from healthy plant-based ingredients. What we love about their recipes is that they are easy to make, including lots of no-bake recipes!

Must-try recipes: Vegan Snickers Bar and Chai Spiced Cake with cardamom orange icing

Where to find her recipes: No-Bake Vegan Desserts Cookbook | Website | Instagram

3. Rainbow food from Anthea Cheng

Diet style: Vegan, lots of nifty sugar-free and gluten-free options

Rainbow Nourishments offers beautiful, healthy recipes with an emphasis on desserts. Anthea offers a range of styles and levels of difficulty, from decadent recipes to everyday baked goods.

Must-try recipes: Cinnamon Sticky Buns and Vegan Cinnamon Babka

Where to Find Her Recipes: Incredible Plant-Based Dessert Cookbook | Website | Instagram

4. Butternut Bakery by Jenna Barnard

Diet style: Lots of gluten-free, dairy-free, and vegan options

In addition to countless dairy-free and gluten-free options, Jenna offers an excellent selection of her traditional favorite recipes. What we love about their website is that they want you to find the BEST recipes for exactly what you’re looking for. From the perfect chewability of a biscuit to the moist crumb of a cake, whether gluten-free, dairy-free or your standard recipe.

Must-Try Recipes: Cookie Dough Cake and Fudgy Vegan Chocolate Cake

Where can I find their recipes: website | Instagram

5. Dessert with benefits from Jessica Stier

Diet Style: Options for Gluten Free, Dairy Free, and Vegan

Desserts With Benefits is your blog about baking balanced treats made from whole-food ingredients.

Recipes that you absolutely have to try: Gluten-free baked crumb donuts and 5-ingredient dip for healthy cheesecake

Where can I find their recipes: website | Instagram

6. Dada eats from Samah Dada

Diet Style: Options for vegan, gluten-free, grain-free, and dairy-free

As you scroll through the Dada Eats website, you stop at each recipe and say, “That sounds delicious!” What we love about Samah’s dessert recipes is that not only are they made with whole food ingredients, but that many of them are super easy to make too, perfect for novice bakers or when you need a weekly treat!

Must-try recipes: Salted almond butter cups (vegan & gluten-free) and Snickerdoodle cake bars (gluten-free, grain-free, dairy-free)

Where can I find their recipes: website | Instagram

7. Chocolate for basil from Jerrelle Guy

Apart from the fact that we find delicious baked goods, what we love about Chocolate For Basil is Jerelle’s philosophy of baking: “Baking is a journey to yourself”. We love that! Follow her on Instagram because she always shares her recipes that she created for other places like Bon Appetit, New York Times and Epicurious that you won’t find on her website!

Must-try recipes: PB Cookie “Nice” Cream Sandwiches and Raw Raspberry Almond Mousse Cake

Where to find her recipes: Black Girl Baking Cookbook | Website | Instagram

8. Roasted pine nuts by Lindsay Grimes Freedman

Diet style: Gluten-free and diabetic-friendly

What we love about Lindsay’s recipes is that they are all diabetic-friendly without compromising the taste. Lindsay has dozens of other recipes on her website too, but we can’t help but click on each dessert recipe.

Must-try recipes: Gluten-free snickerdoodles and no-bake tahini cookie dough truffles

Where can I find their recipes: website | Instagram

9. Britt Berlin’s banana diaries

Diet style: Vegan

The vegan dessert recipes that you can find on The Banana Diaries baking blog are easy to follow and can be shared! Britt believes baking is a way to show love to someone, and she wants everyone to be able to share vegan recipes that everyone will love (even if you are, they’re not vegan). She also makes beautiful creations and makes it easy for you to learn how to bake something beautiful because that’s part of the experience too!

Must-try recipes: Vegan gingerbread cupcakes with non-dairy cream cheese frosting and vegan Nutella brownie cookie bars

Where to find her recipes: Baked With Love Cookbook | Website | Instagram

10. Fruit eating by Natalie Thomas

Diet: Vegan, gluten-free, and grain-free options

The recipes shared on Feasting on Fruit are usually sweet treats with a healthier side, and sometimes just decadent. Many of their recipes are sweetened with fruit (under the name of the blog) and are great as a snack or dessert!

Must-Try Recipes: Smores Cookie Cups and Sunbutter Tagalongs

Where can I find their recipes: website | Instagram

11. Sugared and stirred by Rachael Ng

Diet style: Dairy free with lots of gluten free options

The blog about sugared and stirred baking is about enjoying baking and being able to enjoy the fruits of your labor too! That is why Rachael creates delicious and accessible desserts that you can enjoy in moderation.

Must-try recipes: Vegan blondie bars with vegan salted caramel and mini banana cupcakes with dark chocolate icing

Where can I find their recipes: website | Instagram

12. Delight Fuel by Julia Trigo

Diet style: Dairy-free, gluten-free, refined sugar-free

Joy.fuel’s mission is to share recipe creations that inspire others to eat healthily, feel good about what they eat, and most importantly, nourish their bodies with delicious, natural foods. Delight in the healing power of food and create beautiful, guilt-free dishes to strengthen your body!

Must-Try Recipes: Vegan White Chocolate Berry Tart and Maple Pumpkin Donuts

Where can I find their recipes: website | Instagram

13. The Loopy Whisk by Katarina Cermelj

Diet style: Mixture of gluten-free, dairy-free and allergen-friendly

The Loopy Whisk, which is about feel-good recipes that make living with food allergies and nutritional needs a breeze! We love that Kat has created a baking blog that aims to make baked goods pleasant for those with allergies, intolerances or just preferences that prevent them from eating traditional baked goods.

Must-try recipes: vegan matcha fingerprint biscuits and extra chewy ginger-spice biscuits (gluten-free)

Where she finds her recipes: Baked to Perfection Cookbook | Website | Instagram

14. Milk and cardamom from Hetal Vasavada

On Milk and Cardamom you will find recipes that come from Hetal’s Indian-American upbringing and experience with a master chef. She designs her recipes so that they are a joy to make and share. Not only does she bring Indian-inspired flavors to her recipes, but she also shares simple techniques and smart abbreviations that make it easy to create familiar flavors or to experiment with new ones.

Must-Try Recipes: Caramelized White Chocolate and Peda Bark and Lemon Cardamom Snickerdoodles (Eggless)

Where to find her recipes: Milk and Cardamom Cookbook | Website | Instagram

15. Hummingbird High by Michelle Lopez

Must-try recipes: Small Batch Funfetti Cake and Lavender Earl Gray Cookies

Hummingbird High is an extensive collection of recipes for all levels and occasions, accompanied by incredibly detailed posts with rigorously tested tips and techniques. Every recipe posted on my blog now has detailed information on how the recipes work within your limited schedule, as well as in-depth information on troubleshooting common problems, difficult techniques, and other relevant recipe-related resources to help you become a recipe self-confident baker!

Where to find her recipes: Weeknight Baking Cookbook | Website | Instagram

16. Carrot and Crumb by Benji Ebuehi

Many members of our community have shared that they knew Benji from the seventh season of The Great British Bake Off, where she ended up as the quarter-finalist! Her recipes are sure to please everyone, and we love her beautiful, minimal subtleties that have a huge impact and highlight the exciting ingredients within.

Must-try recipes: peanut butter brownie cheesecake bars and fig and honey cheesecake

Where to Find Her Recipes: New Way to Cake Cookbook | Website | Instagram

FIND INSPIRATION FROM THESE backblogs

There are so many great baking blogs and thousands of recipes here! Bookmark this page or 1-5 of those dessert blogs that sound the most exciting to you. Then choose either once a week or once a month to try a new recipe! This will help you keep it simple and will give you time to discover new foods, flavors, and recipes that you will love!

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