Baking With Kids: Mini Chocolate Cake With Vanilla Frosting

Just in time for your next chocolate craving or a small celebratory gathering, this mini chocolate cake with vanilla frosting will not disappoint. Last week my kitchen helper and I traveled to California to visit family. My 3 year old nephew was so excited that we were going to bake a cake. (His request) IContinue reading “Baking With Kids: Mini Chocolate Cake With Vanilla Frosting”

Mini Vanilla Whoopie Pies

A Pot of Gold for St. Patrick’s Day Whoopie Pies are a classic New England treat with origins in Maine and some would also argue Pennsylvania Amish. Traditionally they are a chocolate cake with a marshmallow based filling and are a terrific treat to have any time of the year. We had fun making ourContinue reading “Mini Vanilla Whoopie Pies”

The Ultimate Guide: Tips and Tricks To Baking With Little Kids

The holidays are quickly approaching and we are all thinking about what to make and/or bring to holiday parties and family gatherings. If this is the year you wanted to involve your littlest of kitchen helpers (2-5 years old) these tips and tricks will save you a lot of stress and mess in the kitchen,Continue reading “The Ultimate Guide: Tips and Tricks To Baking With Little Kids”

Baking With Kids: Baked Coffee Cake Donuts (+Video)

My kitchen helper recently had a half day of school and we planned on having his friend over for the afternoon. It was a perfect time to set up a Baking With Friends session. The two worked together before to make some amazing Applesauce Oatmeal Bread so why not try something new. Baked Coffee CakeContinue reading “Baking With Kids: Baked Coffee Cake Donuts (+Video)”

10 Kid Approved Halloween Desserts They Can Make With You

The school year has started and before you know it the holiday season will be here. Halloween costumes, pumpkins, mum plants and apple cider donuts are already in the stores and local fall fairs have opened their gates. Children are always so excited to get dressed up in costumes and act silly with their friends.Continue reading “10 Kid Approved Halloween Desserts They Can Make With You”

Baking With Friends Feature: S’mores Cookies

“Look deep into nature and you will understand everything better.”  Albert Einstein The great outdoors are the inspiration for our school’s latest auction.  We are raising money for a new “outdoor classroom,” an open air space adapted to the young learner. It’s a place for children to explore and play,  while reaping the benefits ofContinue reading “Baking With Friends Feature: S’mores Cookies”