Hi-5 cookies

A friend requested these Hi-5 cookies as party favors for her daughter’s 5th birthday. This was the 3rd reason of my crazy week 28. The 2 other reasons were the dinosaur cake and the purple cake. Myrna wanted a hand-shaped cookie for Shaina. I don’t have that cookie cutter LOL So I just searched for…

Dinosaur birthday cake

I love preparing cute, dainty cakes. Oh, especially in pink! Last Saturday the cake was different and was a challenge for me. This was the 2nd reason of my crazy week 28. (The first one was the purple cake) The dinosaur birthday cake was requested by Olga for Luigi’s 4th birthday. Her son loves dinosaurs….

Purple birthday cake

The week 28 (July 02-07) has been crazy. It was a die-die week LOL There were 2 requests (Dinosaur cake and Hi-5 cookies) and this purple cake for my housemate/friend, Marix. I could’ve managed it except that I had to prepare and finish the purple cake secretly! I had to tell white lies every time…

Belle’s cake

Since I don’t have much projects these days, I was eager to practice painting a fondant cake, specifically drawings of roses. The right timing came when my friend celebrated her birthday last Thursday. I wasn’t able to give her the cake that day. Normally, I only give cakes on weekends (I prepare/bake/decorate on weekdays). This…

Chocolate Cake with Kit Kat & M&Ms (4)

Here’s the 4th take for the Kit Kat barrel cake with M&Ms but this time using the white Kit Kat chocolates. My previous housemates, Chen and Tanjo, requested this cake for their son’s baptism and 1st birthday. It’s an 8″ chocolate square cake with ganache filling and finishing decorated with Kit Kat’s and M&Ms. I…

Craving for a carrot cake

I mean reallllyyy craving to eat a carrot cake since Thursday. I haven’t found a recipe that’s easy to follow and also the fact that I’m too lazy to grate carrots arrgghh! I wish I have a food processor LOL. Since I don’t have much projects lately, I thought that this is the best time…

Pink cake and cupcakes: Flowers, butterflies, bears and bunny

A friend wasn’t able to bake for this month so she forwarded to me Maureen’s cake request for her niece’s first birthday. Maureen provided me a photo of a 2-tier square cake as a sample design of what she wanted for the cake. After few exchanges of emails to finalize the design, she decided that…

Pink and White Christening Cake and Cookies

How time flies! Just two months ago (March 11), we have prepared a baby shower for our friend Leslie. And yesterday, baby Lara Denise was finally baptized. 🙂 I prepared this pink and white 2-tier cake (top layer was 7-inch round + 8-inch square as the 2nd tier). For the cake topper, the original plan…

Chocolate Cake with Kit Kat & M&Ms (3)

Here’s another take for the Kit Kat barrel cake 🙂 It seems that this chocolate-overload cake is getting popular (third request this year) lol This was requested by Anna for her sweet daughter’s 10th birthday today. Initially, she requested for a Winx Club themed cake for Carla but there’s not enough time to make the…

Chocolate cake with Kit Kat & M&Ms

M&Ms?… Check! Kit Kat?… Check! Tada! An 8-inch chocolate square cake with Kit Kat & M&Ms. I made this cake for my Goddaughter baby Nickie’s 2nd year birthday last Friday (20-April). I’ve done 2 KitKat barrell cakes before (with swiss meringue & with black & white maltesers) but they’re both round shaped. I tried to…

Pink Christening Cupcakes

Pink fondant teddy bear as cupcake topper. Pink baby bibs. Oh! And pink booties. Two teddy bears? No, these cupcakes were not for twins 😛 Lani requested 24 cupcakes for her daughter’s, Sophia Isabelle, Christening day. Lovely name! I love making these cute teddy bears 🙂 Thanks Lani for the order 🙂

Chocolate and Mocha Cakes

Matet, a friend, requested 2 cakes for her 3-in-1 event: birthday, thanksgiving and housewarming 🙂 She specifically requested that it shouldn’t be fondant and that she likes only a very simple cake. Oh, and not only a round cake but some other shaped cake that I know of. As what you have noticed from this…

Easter cookies and a gift

Easter cookies like rabbit, carrot, egg and flower for spring (not in photo). I made these cookies for the kids in our church choir group. I brought them last Saturday night on the Easter Vigil mass because I may not see them today, Easter Sunday. The cookies weren’t enough! I should have made more. I…

Lalaloopsy Cake and Button Cookies

For Cassandra’s 7th birthday, her mom requested a Lalaloopsy cake. Caila, Cassandra’s nickname, loves collecting Lalaloopsy dolls! I was sooo excited when Pam, her mom and also a friend, requested this cake because I know it will be something girly and cute. Until she suggested this cake idea, the one she found from the internet….

Superman cookies

These Superman cookies were requested by the sweet couple, Jeff and Mitchie, for their son’s first birthday. The cookies were 3-inch in diameter, finished with fondant and the logo was made with royal icing. Though the no. of cookies were not clearly confirmed (long story :P), both of them were still sweet and kind enough…