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Recipe: Meringue Pops

Recipe: Meringue Pops

Last week, I visited the team at Bakers Bodegga Express. They are located in socal and sell all kinds of baking supplies to bakeries and the general public. I sat down with Manny and Phil to talk about my journey as a small business owner and a little bit of my life....

Recipe: Easy Cream Cheese Christmas Cookies

Recipe: Easy Cream Cheese Christmas Cookies

My friend Wendy texted me the other day and asked for a linzer cookie recipe.. which resulted in me thinking about how I don't have a recipe posted for cookie-press friendly cookies. I know, they're not the same cookie. But that's just how my brain worked. So here we...

Easy Matcha Truffle Recipe

Easy Matcha Truffle Recipe

One of my favorites treats as a kid were the chocolate truffles my dad used to buy from Costco. You know what I'm talking about: The texture was silky smooth, and I'd always choke a little on the cocoa powder. But it's all a part of the truffle experience. And at the...

Matcha Monster Cookies

Matcha Monster Cookies

If you're looking for a fun project with the kids this Halloween, look no further. I've teamed up with my friends at Matcha Kari (matcha.com) to bring you an easy matcha based cookie recipe with easy decorations- a cute cookie with minimal work. This cookie base keeps...

Cake and Cookie Courses with Malek Binns

Cake and Cookie Courses with Malek Binns

I'm incredibly excited to be introducing a suite of courses taught by my friend Malek Binns and myself. I have known Malek a few years and we organically became friends via Instagram. We've met in person a few times, and for this collab, I invited Malek to stay with...

Birthday Cake with Buttercream Icing Recipe

Birthday Cake with Buttercream Icing Recipe

Birthday Cake with Buttercream Icing Recipe: A few months ago, I had the pleasure of hosting my friend Malek of Frosted by Malek Binns in my home in California. If you don't know how we met - you can watch our first Baking with Borderlands interviews, where we also...

Macaron Classes

Macaron Classes

Our French Macaron Classes are FINALLY releasing Feb. 28 2021 at 8am PST -- we filmed the bulk of this in Jan 2020 right as COVID was starting to hit the US, and it felt like it has taken an eternity to get this out to you all! Hope you’re all as excited as I am, and...

How to make no-bake salted caramel pretzel rods

How to make no-bake salted caramel pretzel rods

I’ve been making these salted caramel pretzel rods for years and somehow never managed to record my process until now-- better late than never? Here’s a 2015 throwback (peep that old “watermark”, haha)   How to Make no-bake Salted Caramel Pretzel Rods These are SUPER...

How to make Hot Cocoa Bombs

How to make Hot Cocoa Bombs

If you’ve been on the internet in the past year or so you’ve probably seen them, wanted them, or at least wanted one for yoursel. I’m talking about Cocoa Bombs! Today, I’ll be sharing my method for making hot cocoa bombs. Along with a detailed how-to video, I’ve also...

Recipe: Festive Butter Cookies

Recipe: Festive Butter Cookies

Some of you may know this… I came to the US when I was 6 years old. My parents immigrated from China to the US to give me more opportunities, hoping that I’d grow up happier and thrive.  My parents have made huge personal sacrifices when I was young to give me the...

The Easiest Homemade Marshmallow Recipe Ever

The Easiest Homemade Marshmallow Recipe Ever

I hate boiling sugar. And I hate having to measure the temperature of sugar. So while I love the idea of making marshmallows, the follow-through usually lacks.  And I know, I know, it’s a really easy thing but I can’t get over the mental hump of it.  So I thought to...

Our Easiest White Modeling Chocolate Recipe

Our Easiest White Modeling Chocolate Recipe

Today, I’m sharing my recipe for home-made white modeling chocolate. It’s super easy and comes together SUPER quick, but there are some important things about the process and product that I will highlight. Disclaimer: I'm not a modeling chocolate pro. I know just...

Recipe: Chai Crumb Cake w/ How To Video

Recipe: Chai Crumb Cake w/ How To Video

When Janis of Terra Cottage reached out and asked if I wanted to try some North Fork Chai Co. Chai Concentrate, I was intrigued. I love Chai flavors, but have only ever had it as a warm beverage, and just never pursued the opportunity to explore it further. With a new...

Recipe: Brown Butter Chocolate Chip Crisp Cookies

Recipe: Brown Butter Chocolate Chip Crisp Cookies

In an attempt to add more interest to the beloved traditional chocolate chip cookie, I drew inspiration from my friend Karen, who once told me she had a chocolate chip with rice cereal in it. Intrigued, I recently set out on an adventure to make some for myself.  What...

Dalgona Matcha Latte Recipe

Dalgona Matcha Latte Recipe

Dalgona coffee (or whipped coffee) is a trend that has taken over the internet. I can't consume content on TikTok without coming across at least one dalgona coffee video.  While whipped coffee has been around for a while in various cultures, it has gained (or...

How To Make Boba Milk Tea Cookies – Recipe

How To Make Boba Milk Tea Cookies – Recipe

We are all still social physical distancing -- and because we can’t easily go out to get boba, Brian and I wanted to try our hand at making Boba milk tea at home.  If you don’t already follow us on TikTok, please do-- we post some SUPER sped up short-form content on...

I made Butter Mochi Cupcakes!

I made Butter Mochi Cupcakes!

During this quarantine, my husband and I had a craving for some Mochi Muffins(R) by Third Culture Bakery that we first tasted from the Boba Guys. Both of these businesses are amazing (and have been impacted by Covid-19 like all of us in some way) --so please go check...

Quick Rustic Vanilla Bean Scones – Recipe

Quick Rustic Vanilla Bean Scones – Recipe

The world is a strange place right now. With the COVID-19 pandemic, most of the world is on high alert, and us Californians are under “shelter-at-home” -- which basically means: “only go out and physically interact if absolutely needed” -- Yes, we’re still allowed to...

How to Make Valentine’s Day Sugar Cookies Using Cake Mix!

How to Make Valentine’s Day Sugar Cookies Using Cake Mix!

I've seen A LOT of recipes online for how to make valentine's day sugar cookies-- there are few easier ways to quickly whip up something adorable and delicious. I've taken my top 3 favorites and mashed them up to suit my tastes (taste, texture, aesthetics) and will be...

Easy French Meringue Recipe

Easy French Meringue Recipe

The holidays always remind me of meringue-- I love seeing festive meringue kisses pop up all over my Instagram feed, and with the recent rise of Meringue Art,  thought I'd share how I make my base meringue. This is a recipe that is stable enough to pipe into various...

Soft & Chewy Gingerbread Cut Out Cookie Recipe

Soft & Chewy Gingerbread Cut Out Cookie Recipe

This recipe is VERY DIFFERENT from our "structural" gingerbread recipe we developed and sell in our shop (read about it HERE).  I studied over 6 recipes and and tweaked until I got my desired result: a soft, moist, chewy gingerbread. This recipe is NOT good for...

New Cookie Decorators – Start Here

New Cookie Decorators – Start Here

You've seen all the beautiful cookies on Pinterest and Instagram, and now you're ready to take on the challenge for yourself, but don't know where to start. This post contains some information that might be helpful for you. Keep in mind -- all this information is...

Recipe – Versatile Shortbread

Recipe – Versatile Shortbread

For those who don't like super sweet treats-- shortbread is a great alternative. Buttery, melt-in-your-mouth texture with flavors that are limited only by your imagination. Today I'll share my favorite shortbread recipe with you. These cookies are lightly sweetened,...

Recipe – Cupcake Sized S’mores Cheescakes

Recipe – Cupcake Sized S’mores Cheescakes

I shared this photo on my Instastories and I got numerous requests to share my recipe-- so here we go! Ingredients:   Crust: 1 cup graham cracker crumbs 4 TBS melted salted butter Cheesecake: 1 8-oz pack of full fat cream cheese, room temp 1/4 cups full fat sour...

My Recipes + Links to free ones!

My Recipes + Links to free ones!

I get multiple messages a day of people asking for my recipes. You can find all my recipes in my SHOP. They are all digital downloads so you will get them immediately upon purchase. We keep our website ad-free and provide so many other free resources- this is a great...