Blog Profiles: Baking Blogs

Welcome to Blog Profiles! Each week, we select a topic and handful of blogs that do a great job contributing to the conversation. This week’s list is all about a few scrumptious baking blogs. Do you have a blog that deserves recognition? Tweet our writers at @BeyondBylines.

Baking Blogs We Love -

The leaves are turning, and warm homemade treats on a cold day are so inviting.

This time of year makes me think of apple pies and cookies straight out of the oven.

Read on for inspiring recipes to keep your mood and kitchen toasty.

1. I Am Baker

Amanda created her blog as a communal space for recipes and kitchen stories.

Pumpkin Earthquake Cake, Dark Chocolate Cookies with Champagne Buttercream, and Pumpkin Waffles all look great.

Follow @iambakertweets on Twitter.


Credit: @iambaker on Instagram.


2. Chocolate Covered Katie

What started out as a small food blog for fun turned into a huge success for Katie. Ranked as one of the Top 25 food blogs in the US, Katie’s healthy recipes are definitely worth trying out.

Check out: Pumpkin Oatmeal Breakfast CupsRaspberry Vanilla Coffee Cake, and Pumpkin Chocolate Cake.

Follow @ChocCoveredKt on Twitter.


Credit: @chocolatecoveredkatie on Instagram.

3. SprinkleBakes

Cookbook author and photographer Heather makes picture-perfect desserts.

I recommend Toasted Coconut Shortbread, Panettone Muffins, and 12 Treats of Christmas.

Follow @SprinkleBakes on Twitter.


Credit: @sprinklebakes on Instagram.

4. A Classic Twist

Zainab created A Classic Twist for home cooks to share everyday recipes with bold, creative twists.

I enjoyed Frozen Margarita Pie, Pumpkin Spice Latte Macarons, and Red Velvet Blossom Cookies.

Follow @aclassictwist on Twitter.


Credit: @aclassictwistblog on Instagram.

5. Sally’s Baking Addiction

Self-taught and addicted to baking, Sally shares her recipes and photos.

Sally lives in Maryland with her husband and two dogs.

I enjoyed reading Easy Pumpkin Pie Bars (I think I will have to make these), 45 Thanksgiving Pie Recipes, and Here’s the BEST way to Ship Cookies.

Follow @SallysBakeBlog on Twitter.

Sally's baking blog

Credit: @sallysbakeblog on Instagram

6. Joy the Baker

Located in New Orleans, Joy is a “self-taught baker, turned professional baker, turned food photographer and cookbook author,” she says on the site.

I recommend reading and trying Lemon Poppy Seed Pancakes and Beer Brownies. Also, “can we turn bananas into cookies?” Joy asks. The answer is YES: Peanut Butter Banana Bonbons.

Follow @joythebaker on Twitter.

Joy the Baker

Credit: @joythebaker on Instagram.

7. The Vanilla Bean Blog

Sarah Kieffer is located in Minneapolis.

She’s been featured in newspapers and magazines, and the blog won 2014’s Reader’s Choice Best Baking & Desserts Blog in SAVEUR Best Food Blog Awards.

Pan-Banging Chocolate Chip Cookies, Danish Braid with Apple and Cream Cheese, and Whole-Wheat Monkey Bread are all great looking recipes.

Follow @sarahkieffer on Twitter.

Vanilla Bean Blog

Credit: @sarah_kieffer on Instagram.

8. Minimalist Baker

Dana and her husband John live in Portland, Ore.

They created the Minimalist Baker website, focused on simple cooking.

Check out: 5-Ingredient Chocolate Coconut Butter CupsCoconut Cacao Tahini Snack Bites, and S’mores Bars (Vegan + GF).

Follow @minimalistbaker on Twitter.

Minimalist Baker

Credit: @minimalistbaker on Instagram

P.S. Ever wonder how we come up with ideas for our blog profiles? Our handy list of industries and subjects on PR Newswire for Journalists stays top of mind. If you’re a blogger or journalist looking for baking or food news, let us know. We can customize a newsfeed for you.

Stephanie Donovan is a Senior Customer Content Specialist at PR Newswire, who edits client news for distribution. She is an avid runner, enjoys yoga, and likes to find ways to live green. In her free time, she likes discovering new music, keeping up to date on the best new TV shows, and traveling. If you’d like to connect, you can find her on LinkedIn.

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