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…

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…

Sugar cookie troubles

The past two weeks have been very busy for me. I was on a sugar cookie marathon. As a matter of fact, I’ll be on a sugar cookie marathon for the entire month of August. As of this writing, I have already made decorated 353 sugar cookies (all hand-piped by yours truly in a span…

Why should you learn how to make sugar cookies?

I made some really pretty sugar cookies the other day. They were for the 69th birthday of my client’s mom. She loves gold, pink, and teal.   I really love making sugar cookies. It was one of the first things I learned when I was starting out. Even before I started baking and decorating cakes, I…

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…

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.