About M5Cake

Hi I’m Margarita and I’m exploring the art of cakes and cookies decoration, please join me. I get into cake and cookie decoration by accident. I wanted to do something special for my oldest son in 2010 and I get surprise of all you can make with sugar and other few ingredients. I’m still learning so join me so we can learn together.

Hola soy Margarita y estoy explorando el arte de la decoracion de pasteles y galletas, los invito a acompañarme. Empece en la decoracion de pasteles y galletas por accidente. Queria hacer algo especial para el cumpleaños de mi hijo mayor en 2010 y quede sorprendida de todo lo que puedes hacer con azucar y algunos otros pocos ingredientes. Sigo aprendiendo asi que acompañenme para aprender juntos.

 

Recent Posts

Chinese Year of the Horse Cookies

Cookies for the Year of the Horse in 2014, never have the opportunity to share here in my blog. Enjoy them. One of the first times I used shadows to enhance the details in the horse face. I use black gel color mixed with a little bit of alcohol (tequila, vodka, even lemon extract works) and apply it with a fine brush. Wet on wet technique for the flowers in…

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Chinese Koi Fish Cookies

More Chinese cookies! I’m not sure but is probably the color combination that attract me to Chinese symbols and today I will show you how I make these staple of Chinese culture the Koi fish that represent Harmony and Happiness and is tied to the Ying Yang symbol.

Conchas Mexican sweet bread

I bake conchas for the first time and they turn out delicious. From all bread I made lately these mini conchas are at the top, they turn out soft, spongy, not too sweet and with a really nice flavor . Conchas (Spanish for sea shell) is a traditional sweet bread from Mexico with a sea shell shaped topping. Forgive me but mine are shaped with hearts because were for my…

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Birdhouse cookie pops and easy cake/cookie pop stand

Hope everybody already finished all your Christmas preparations and shopping, so you can have time to make these pretty mini birdhouse cookie pops. I bet you also will have time to make this super easy snowy cookie pop stand to display them.

Winter Gingerbread Birdhouse- Casita de Gengibre

I won the most recent Cake Central inspirational Challenge! The theme was Birdhouses and you can see the images included in the inspirational board here. My entry included a big gingerbread Birdhouse, some medium, and tiny little one as cupcake topper and pops. Also decorated cookies. The best part is that my creations will be feature in Cake Central Magazine Let me share with you the steps to create the…

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Christmas Season is here ! – JW Marriot Resort and Spa

I’m already in the Christmas spirit thanks to JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa! My family enjoyed their spectacular JW Illumination holiday light show where hundreds of thousands of twinkling lights are choreographed to joyful holiday music as part of the resort’s outdoor wonderland. I haven’t started baking this year’s Christmas treats yet so I will share a special treat we got and pictures of our visit…

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Autumn Quilt Cookies – Cake Central Inspiration Challenge’s runner up

On this special time of the year Cake  Central invited all its members to join its Autumn Quilt Inspiration Challenge, and my cookies place as a runner up All entries must be inspired by the designs and colors included in this Autumn Quilt Inspiration – Pinterest board.

Scarecrow Thanksgiving cookies

More fall cookies – Scarecrows and fall wreaths!! For the big scarecrows I use a witch face cookie cutter from a Wilton Halloween set and for the wreath cookies I use a Christmas Wreath cutter and the same technique that I use for my 3-D fall Tree cookie last year. Actually this set is also from last year cookies. As you can see in the next picture I also use…

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4th of July Cookies – Born in the USA Cookies

Two months ago I had my cake club annual event called Day of Sharing and the theme was “Born in the U.S.A.”  This was the post card for publicity and the cake is mine!! I made this cookies for the event but they are perfect as 4th of July cookies.