Chocolate chip banana bread

Chocolate chip banana bread by Bake Bellissima

I have been making this chocolate chip banana bread forever and it is definitely a favorite! The taste is so delicious and it is a no frills bread that will please everyone. I am a huge fan of Nigella Lawson: her recipes are easy, elegant and fun, the kind of cook we all want to […]

Cherry cobbler

Cherry cobbler by Bake Bellissima

The aroma on this cherry cobbler is overwhelming. You do not stand a chance if you think you can resist it… Same recipe as the blueberry cobbler except I’ve gone a little Ina on you and added a little more butter, because I had a feeling it would make a great dessert that much greater. […]

Brownie cookies with white chocolate

Brownie cookie with white chocolate by Bake Bellissima

These brownie cookies are based on a classic Martha Stewart recipe I have been making for years. They are so chocolatey and good, I have yet to see someone eat these and be indifferent. If you have taste buds, you will like these. Martha calls hers Outrageous chocolate cookies, and while they are outrageously good, […]

Blueberry cobbler

Blueberry cobbler by Bake Bellissima

This blueberry cobbler was so good out of the oven that someone in my family, I will not name names, licked the crumbs right off the plate after finishing a slice. Don’t look at me…  I hope I have conveyed how much I love this dessert, and that you must try this at home! Highly […]

Coconut sorbet with cherries in syrup

Coconut sorbet with cherries in syrup by Bake Bellissima

Cherries are back at the supermarket after their long winter absence, and this dessert celebrates their joyful return. While always a treat on their own, the cherries are brought to a whole other level here with a delicious coconut sorbet and a sweet syrup to blend all the flavours. This sorbet is based on a […]

Chocolate hazelnut biscotti

Chocolate hazelnut biscotti bib Bake Bellissima

There are few winning combinations, peanut butter and chocolate, apple pie and vanilla ice cream, and my personal favorite, coffee and biscotti. It is a simple yet blissful pleasure. This perfect recipe from Bon Appetit makes 4 dozen biscotti, which is a good thing, because it is hard to stop once you get started on […]

Momofuku-inspired cookies for Mother’s Day

Momofuku inspired cookies by Bake Bellissima

In case anyone is wondering, this is exactly what I dream of getting as a Mother’s Day present! These amazing chewy, full of goodness cookies are my reward for all the nights I stayed up late, hours of homework, carpool, etc.  These are adapted from the insanely delicious Momofuku Milk Bar‘s compost cookie recipe available […]

Pineapple Granita

  My sister gave me the idea for this granita for using up leftover pineapple and I am so happy with her suggestion because it is amazing. It has 3 ingredients, and loads of flavor. You don’t need an ice cream maker, just a sweet, ripe pineapple and some time in the freezer. My version […]

Chocolate covered banana pops

Chocolate covered bananas by Bake Bellissima

  These chocolate covered banana pops are an ideal dessert or after school snack. Vitamin packed thanks to the banana and pecans, and delicious thanks to the dark chocolate coating! I recently came across this recipe at the fabulous Italian Chips site and could not resist trying it myself. Thanks Ana, it’s a perfect summertime treat! Freezing the […]