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Something new: Kiddie summer decorating classes

Something new: Kiddie summer decorating classes

Ever since I had a cookie decorating activity for kids/toddlers in October 2014, I’ve always wanted to teach kids how to decorate cookies and cupcakes. Since I have no children of my own, helping unlock a child’s creativity and potential is a happy experience for me. I also think […]

Mixing IMBC

Mixing IMBC

When I first started cake decorating, all I ever used for frosting was American buttercream. I used Wilton’s recipe and added a bit more of my own modifications in order to come up with a stable mix that would withstand the intense heat in the […]

Mothers’ Day Mini Cake Tutorial

Mothers’ Day Mini Cake Tutorial

It’s Mothers’ Day in the Philippines this coming Sunday, May 8, and I am pretty sure that we are all now trying to think of gifts to show our appreciation to our dear mothers. What better way to say “I love you” than with cake? […]

Learn from one of my favorite cake blogs!

Learn from one of my favorite cake blogs!

I’ve stumbled upon a fabulous site for buttercream cakes specializing in wedding cakes. It’s called Cake Style TV – check it out! These guys are huge Cake Artists in Australia and are now taking their fabulous classes to the world online! I got totally hooked after watching their first […]

My buttercream journey: the beginning

My buttercream journey: the beginning

(*I originally posted this in my Cakesdecor.com blog, but then I realized that I haven’t written about this here. So I am reposting it, but with a few revisions and additions.) When I first started making cakes, I avoided buttercream piped cakes. All I could […]

My cake pop journey: lessons in making cake pops

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 […]

My first cake exhibit/bridal fair exhibit

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 […]

No cookie cutter? No problem!

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 […]

My caking problem: Underestimating a cake design

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 […]

Sugar cookie troubles

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 […]