Meghan Markle Surprised A Group Of Women With A Homemade Olive Oil Cake

Bianca Betancourt
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Photo credit: Pool/Samir Hussein - Getty Images
Photo credit: Pool/Samir Hussein - Getty Images

From ELLE

Meghan Markle provided a sweet surprise for a group of women in Chicago in honour of Women's History Month.

According to People, the Duchess of Sussex provided a homemade olive oil cake—made with lemons from her own garden at her Montecito home—as part of meal in partnership with World Central Kitchen and the Sussexes' Archewell Foundation.

The duke and duchess have been committed to engaging in acts of compassion throughout the month of March.

'We hope you enjoy the offering we baked for you — a small token of thanks, from our home to yours', wrote Meghan and Prince Harry in a letter to the women. 'Our hope with this effort is to show that, when we all participate, even the smallest actions can have a ripple effect. Even individual actions can impact the whole of us.'

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World Central Kitchen shared a photo on social media of the group posing with the cake the duchess made herself. The dessert featured a golden hue and a delicate sprinkle of powdered sugar on top.

Per the World Central Kitchen Twitter account, the organisation has worked to to serve nearly 500,000 meals since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic in Chicago. One of the honoured women, Sarah Weitz of the Fat Shallot restaurant in the city's Lincoln Park neighbourhood, commented underneath the post claiming that the Duchess of Sussexes's confection as being simply 'delicious. '

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle announced their philanthropic partnership with World Central Kitchen last December. They are currently working together to construct four special community relief centres around the world, including in the Commonwealth country of Dominica, Puerto Rico, and two more locations set to be revealed later this year.

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