Zucchini chocolate brownies

Skinny zucchini brownies by Bake Bellissima

If you are a Sneaky Chef type, hiding veggies in everything from pancakes to burgers, then this recipe for zucchini chocolate brownies is perfect for you! Here is what I love about these brownies: they are fudgy and delicious, so easy to prepare, and they also happen to be pretty healthy and diet-friendly. I made […]

Cranberry cobbler

Cranberry cobbler by Bake Bellissima

  I believe there is a cobbler for every season, and this fall, we welcome the cranberry cobbler! I was so excited to see gigantic bags of fresh cranberries at Costco this week. I have been busy trying to come up with ways to incorporate them into my menu, and one way is to use […]

Milk chocolate clusters

Milk chocolate clusters by Bake Bellissima

 This year, more than ever, I have really tried to stock my kids’ lunch boxes with homemade snacks. It may have something to do with this little blog of mine…There are still the (healthy) chips and yogurt drinks, but on most days there is at least one homemade treat. It has been fun to try […]

Easiest birthday cupcakes

Birthday cupcakes by Bakebellissima.com

  It’s not everyday your son celebrates his 11th birthday, and so this week-end we feasted with all kinds of treats, including what I consider the easiest “birthday cupcakes.” What makes these special is that they have all of his favorites inside, including marshmallows and Oreos! The result is like a smores cupcake, gooey and […]

Cream cheese brownies

Cream cheese brownies by Bake Bellissima

These cream cheese brownies unite cheesecake and chocolate lovers together into one big and very happy family. In fact, one enhances the other in this delicious union of flavors.  This easy recipe can be prepared entirely with the use of a few mixing bowls, spatula and whisk. You normally have all ingredients available in the […]

Chocolate chip granola bars with sprinkles

Chocolate chip granola bars with sprinkles

Back to school week went pretty smoothly for us, I am glad to report, and I prepared fun snacks like these chocolate chip granola bars with sprinkles to make the lunchboxes are little more exciting. They help make the return to long days, uniforms, and homework, a little less dreadful. These yummy bars are loaded […]

Chocolate truffles

This chocolate truffle recipe is perfect for entertaining, and a great place to begin working with chocolate. Chocolate lovers rejoice when they see these decadent truffles on a sweet table, and the coatings add delicious taste and variety. I normally cover these chocolate truffles in sweetened coconut, cocoa powder, and chopped toasted nuts, but you […]

Chocolate and zucchini muffins

Chocolate and zucchini muffins by Bake Bellissima

Inspired by Veggie Desserts, a beautiful blog that makes the most appetizing healthy treats I have ever seen, I decided to make one of my own, a zucchini muffin. Not sure if it is technically considered dessert, but it is a start! I love this recipe. All my taste testers, big and small, agree that […]

Canelés tea cakes

Caneles bordelais by Bake Bellissima

  I first encountered a canelé, the adorable mini cake you see above, on a trip to Paris last year. We had decided to try le Bistro Paul Bert, and while the meal did not really live up to my expectations, the tiny bite size canelés that were served with our coffees were unforgettable, and I have […]

Apple galette

Apple galette by Bake Bellissima

An apple galette is the perfect choice for entertaining. It is a kind of dessert where imperfection is not only acceptable but adds to its rustic charm. I cannot remember the last time I made a real pie with a lattice crust because I much prefer the galette’s laid back style. Ice cream is a […]