My own humble beginnings in cake decorating

I spend hours stalking my cake idols on Facebook and on Instagram. Today, I happened to stumble upon Philippine buttercream floral queen Jing Fernandez’s page on Facebook. She posted some of her buttercream daisies from way back in November 2013, and I really could say that she has come a long way from her humble beginnings….

Protecting my cake photos

Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. I must agree. Doesn’t it give you that warm fuzzy feeling when you see another baker attempt to replicate your cake, regardless if he did it well or not? Personally, it makes me think that I must have done something right because somebody was inspired to make a similar…

The importance of having a cake contract

If I were a customer, I would see a detailed cake contract as indication that I am dealing with a professional and serious cake decorator who will make sure that he creates high-quality cakes and expects to be paid for it.

All about Minions

So who else is excited for the new Minions movie coming out next month? Well, my sister and I are excited, along with probably thousands of kids who find these cute little yellow creatures so adorable! I am pretty sure that there’s going to be a resurgence of Minions-themed orders after the movie goes out. Well that’s a…

Mack the Truck: another cake collaboration with my husband

Lately, my husband has been showing a lot of interest in cake decorating. While his involvement in cake decorating before was more on driving me to delivery locations and sourcing wooden rods and wooden trays to support my cakes aside from handing me a lot of criticism, these days he’s carving the cake and crafting…

Cakes and kicks

Last week, I’ve been asked to make an Air Jordan 3 cake. I knew it was going to be quite difficult, but I love a good challenge. I eagerly accepted the order. When my husband learned that I was going to make a shoe cake, he got excited and told me that he wanted to…

Pink Plate Meals and Cakes turned 2!

Today is a special day because Pink Plate Meals and Cakes turned 2! It also happens to be my 33rd birthday today. That is why there’s a lot to be thankful for. I’ve come a long way from when I first started the store. I’ve conquered a lot of challenges and learned a lot of…

My first sculpted bag cake

I chose to model the cake after a Birkin Hermes bag because I felt that the design was easy enough to copy.

Happy Mothers Day!

How do you tell your mom that you love her and that you are grateful for everything that she’s doing for you?

Hello from Pink Plate Meals and Cakes!

I plan this blog to be my little piece of cyberspace where I talk about my journey as a self-taught cake decorator…This is not only a showcase of my previous work for potential clients who want to order cakes online; this is also my way of making a personal connection with them.