Meghan Markle Baked a Homemade Lemon Cake to Thank COVID-19 Relief Workers

We already know that Meghan Markle has an affinity for cooking. She ran a food blog called The Tig from 2014 to 2017 and even released a charity cookbook in 2018 called Together: Our Community Cookbook, which compiled diverse recipes and narratives from the women of Hubb Community Kitchen. Now, the Duchess of Sussex is using her culinary skills for good (once again).

She recently collaborated with the World Central Kitchen as a part of their COVID-19 response in Chicago, where she baked a cake to thank the workers who are leading the efforts. The facility shared a photo of Markle's creation on Twitter and wrote: "In honor of #WomensHistoryMonth, WCK worked with Archewell, the non-profit created by The Duke and Duchess of Sussex, to provide meals & share a message of appreciation & support in Chicago. Dessert was a lemon olive oil cake baked by The Duchess—with lemons from her garden!"

Aside from Markle's lemon treat (which we want the recipe for, btw), the event also benefited Archewell, a nonprofit organization founded by the Duke and Duchess of Sussex. It aims to "uplift and unite communities—local and global, online and offline—one act of compassion at a time."

The collab is a continuation of the World Central Kitchen's efforts to aid those affected by COVID-19. The WCK has been partnering with women-owned businesses to help serve their communities in a safe and productive manner.

What a sweet gesture by Markle.

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