Strawberry Cake with Strawberry Cream Cheese Frosting

To celebrate Galentine’s Day this year, we gathered together over Zoom to make a special cake packed with strawberry flavor (recipe from Sally’s Baking Addiction)! The cake itself has a strawberry puree blended in that is made from a pound of pure fresh strawberries and the frosting has freeze-dried strawberries blended in to give itContinue reading “Strawberry Cake with Strawberry Cream Cheese Frosting”


Next up on the virtual baking sessions: Gingersnaps (recipe by Preppy Kitchen)! I shared a poll on Instagram for preferences and this was the most popular vote. There is something so comforting about the mix of spices in these cookies that felt just right. We all got together on our Zoom kitchen and as weContinue reading “Gingersnaps”

Whipped Shortbread Cookies

For our first official virtual Baking with Friends session, we baked Whipped Shortbread Cookies (recipe from Just So Tasty). It was a relatively easy recipe to make with a few easy steps. The cookies themselves just melt away in your mouth and we made them festive by adding fun holiday sprinkles to the cookies. TheContinue reading “Whipped Shortbread Cookies”

Fresh Strawberry Cake

Summer=Strawberries! For this recipe, we wanted to bring back the OG Baking with Friends crew! We have been baking with Stephanie and Magaly for many years now and we wanted to bake together. We all had fresh strawberries and the other ingredients so we thought this would be the perfect summer baking we could doContinue reading “Fresh Strawberry Cake”

Butterless Snickerdoodles

Ah, another. missing ingredient during a pandemic: butter! This recipe to be pretty straightforward (plus it’s super fun to roll around the balls of dough in the cinnamon sugar mix!). But really do follow the instruction at the end to not overcook, or they will be hard! Also, my mom got creative this time andContinue reading “Butterless Snickerdoodles”

Eggless Chocolate Chip Cookies

We have been eating A LOT of eggs during quarantine so when we looked at what ingredients we had in our kitchens this week, we all had chocolate chips but we didn’t have eggs so we looked for a recipe for an eggless chocolate chip cookie. This recipe was really easy to make and itContinue reading “Eggless Chocolate Chip Cookies”

Thumbprint Cookies

This Thumbprint Cookie recipe has been the most popular recipe of the quarantine by far! I’ve done this recipe twice already: the first time was for a virtual tea party we had planned to do in the spring in person but instead transitioned to Zoom due to the pandemic and the second time was withContinue reading “Thumbprint Cookies”

M&M Cookies for Easter

Easter 2020, the first holiday of the quarantine that I could not spend with my family *sigh*. Even though I moved to NYC from my hometown a couple of years ago, I always find a way to be together with my family for birthdays and holidays. But given the stay-at-home orders in place to preventContinue reading “M&M Cookies for Easter”