By Lori Fredrich Senior Writer & Dining Editor Published Dec 14, 2020 at 1:01 PM

The holiday season is a time to do good. And that’s exactly what 15+ women bakers and chefs aim to do through the Second Annual Holy Serpent Bake Sale in partnership with Bakers Against Racism. 

The bakes sale, which is live now and will run until sold out offers a variety of treats for pick-up on Dec. 19 or Dec. 20.

Proceeds from the online bake sale will support Niche Book Bar, a bookstore serving up the full spectrum of Black literature and wine in a state with no Black owned bookstores; and Love on Black Women, a people driven fund to give love and support to the Black women that strengthen our communities.

Bake sale offerings include treats like: cookies (Regina biscotti, spiced chocolate-almond bear claws, sea salt and vanilla bean shortbread, cardamom thumbprint cookies, confetti cookies, ube crinkle cookies, orange molasses cookies, rye and lemon macarons, chevre sprinkle cookies, caramel stuffed miso snickerdoodles, molasses cookies, licorice lime mallomars, pink peppercorn pfefffernusse and brown butter chocolate chip cookies); bars (lemon, butterscotch blondies, ginger bars); vegan treats (concha, elote pan dulce, brownies, chocolate black pepper cookies);  and other goodies including persimmon and thyme Danish kringle; peppermint bark chocolate souffle cakes; buttermilk glazed Polish fruitcake and Blakesville Creamery cheese balls.

Ordering & pick-up instructions

To place your order, head to the Holy Serpent Bake Sale site on the MiniMart app, create an account and place chosen items from the bake sale menu into your cart. When you check out, please Please pay for your order via Venmo (@HolySerpentMKE) or Paypal (@HolySerpentMKE) within 24 hours (be sure to include your invoice number). 

Once your order is placed, you will receive a confirmation email and your treats will be waiting for curbside pick up during the slot you selected. Options include Saturday, Dec. 19 at Muza Church 2114 Ninth Ave., South Milwaukee OR Sunday, Dec. 20 at GoodKind, 2457 S Wentworth Ave.

When you arrive to pick up your treats, simply text (414) 704-5313 with your name and/or confirmation number and someone will run your order out to your car. Please be considerate and wear a mask during pick-up.



Lori Fredrich Senior Writer & Dining Editor

Lori is an avid cook whose accrual of condiments and spices is rivaled only by her cookbook collection. Her passion for the culinary industry was birthed while balancing A&W root beer mugs as a teenage carhop, fed by insatiable curiosity and fueled by the people whose stories entwine with each and every dish. She’s had the privilege of chronicling these tales via numerous media, including OnMilwaukee and in her book “Milwaukee Food.” Her work has garnered journalism awards from entities including the Milwaukee Press Club. 

When she’s not eating, photographing food, writing or recording the FoodCrush podcast, you’ll find Lori seeking out adventures with her husband Paul, traveling, cooking, reading, learning, snuggling with her cats and looking for ways to make a difference.