Strawberry Tuxedo Brownie Cups

A lot of the cooking utensils I have are from Pampered Chef but this is the first recipe of theirs I have posted. The cream filling was the perfect addition to the strawberries and chocolate combination! Enjoy! Ingredients nonstick cooking spray with flour 1 package (18-21 oz or 450 g) fudge brownie mix (plus ingredients on theContinue reading “Strawberry Tuxedo Brownie Cups”

Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

This is one of my go-to recipes because I always have bananas to spare but this Rachel Ray recipe in particular is the best one I’ve tried so far! Cristina and I had a blast making these and there was plenty to share 🙂 Ingredients 1/4 cup vegetable oil 1 1/2 cups flour 1 cupContinue reading “Chocolate Chip Banana Bread”

Cookies & Creme Cupcakes

For the past two years, my master’s program has delayed some of my BWF posts but just this past weekend I graduated! This starts a new transitional time for myself but also for BWF as I can bake and post a bit more and incorporate Vines into some of my posts. We made these deliciousContinue reading “Cookies & Creme Cupcakes”

Black & White Chocolate Chip Cookies

So, I had incomplete amounts of chocolate chips for a recipe I wanted to make and could not find a recipe for that amount. Then I realized I also had the same awkward amount of white chocolate chips in my pantry. I found this recipe and incorporated both kinds of chocolate chips to make aContinue reading “Black & White Chocolate Chip Cookies”

Pretzel Hugs

This recipe is my mom’s go-to recipe when she wants to bring a little treat to share! It’s very simple and surprisingly delicious! This time we did them spring-themed but you can do any combination. Enjoy! Ingredients: Square pretzels Hersey’s Hugs (Kisses don’t work well for some reason) M&M’s (color of choice) Directions: Preheat ovenContinue reading “Pretzel Hugs”

Red Velvet Chocolate Chip Cupcakes

I had a group of my very special Venezuelan family over to have a super Baking with Friends session and this was what we made! This recipe is quite simple: the classic red velvet cupcake with an additional ingredient, chocolate chips! Here are the pictures of our entertaining night and our creative fondant creations that we placedContinue reading “Red Velvet Chocolate Chip Cupcakes”

Red Velvet Peppermint Swirl Brownies

I promise this recipe will make up for lost time! This dessert is essentially a very soft peppermint bark and it is a delicious holiday recipe, especially with a big glass of milk! Steven and I baked this treat this Sunday afternoon, reminiscing of the beginning of the BWF blog! One year ago, almost exactly, this blogContinue reading “Red Velvet Peppermint Swirl Brownies”

Cookies & Creme Ice Cream Cake

After an entire weekend of salsa dancing at the NY International Salsa Congress, JeanCarlos and I decided to make an ice cream cake from scratch! Now, I must admit I’m no expert in the kitchen nor am I an amateur, but I considered this to actually be a challenge. But, I must say, this recipeContinue reading “Cookies & Creme Ice Cream Cake”

Chocolate Peanut Butter Cupcakes and Chocolate Frosting (Cupcake Extravaganza)

I’m back! I just finished my first year of grad school so my finals took over most of my time in the last month but I am going to make up for it by posting up a couple of new recipes! First off is a new cupcake recipe that my sister and I improvised aContinue reading “Chocolate Peanut Butter Cupcakes and Chocolate Frosting (Cupcake Extravaganza)”