…Aaaaannnnddd we’re back!!! We’re still here!

It’s been years since my last post. I don’t know what happened, but there was some technical hullabaloo going on that I couldn’t figure out for years until today. I suddenly remembered that I had a website that I have not done anything with for the past 4 to 5 years, so I opened my…

My cake pop journey: lessons in making cake pops

I’ve always wanted to make cake pops. Aside from being cute, making cake pops is the best way to utilize cake scraps and leftover cakes. However, I’ve been baking and decorating cakes for 4 years now, but I’ve just started out making cake pops. Why? Because it took me this long to finally succeed in the…

My first cake exhibit/bridal fair exhibit

I’ve always wanted to be able to make display cakes. Unfortunately for me, my store is too small to accommodate a display window or even a small display case to hold cakes in their actual sizes as samples for potential customers. All I have to present to clients are photos of my previous works. It’s…

No cookie cutter? No problem!

Baking customized cakes, cupcakes, and cookies has turned me into an improvisation queen. There are simply tools and ingredients that are not readily available in my location or I don’t have the funds available to purchase them, which forces me to think of some other possible alternatives. Sometimes, unforeseen circumstances and kitchen mishaps put me in…

My caking problem: Underestimating a cake design

I am not sure if it is just me, but one of the things I always mess up with is underestimating a cake design. This usually happens when I really like a specific theme or design, and somebody asks me to make it for the first time. Since I am overwhelmed by my eagerness to…

Wayback Wednesday: Mermaid cake

“Study the past if you would define the future.” ― Confucius One thing I learned since I started cake decorating is that you have to continuously improve yourself. You can’t afford to stagnate. In order to stay relevant in this business, you have to innovate and continuously surprise people. In order to do this, you…

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…

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.