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 ūüôā 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)”

Chocolate Cookie Sprinkle Sandwiches

This week, Michelle and I baked some delicious cookie¬†sandwiches! Even though it was late at night and we were half falling asleep we coupled the baking with some white wine and it was a great night! These sandwich cookies are delicious and the sprinkles make them look festive! It’s a great combination if you wantContinue reading “Chocolate Cookie Sprinkle Sandwiches”