“Enchanted Garden” Exhibition Cake – Pastel de Exhibicion “Jardin Encantado”

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This is my exhibition cake for the Annual Day of Sharing organized by the “Frosting Creators of San Antonio” Club.  I’m a proud new member of the club which is open to all kind of bakers and sugar artist with all levels of experience. Members of the Club were invited to create a dummy cake to be displayed during the event as an example of what we can do with sugar. The Day of Sharing will be next May 1st. and they will have demonstrations from very well known sugar artists like Debbie Brown consider UK’s best-selling author of character and novelty cake books and Denise Talbot that have compete in TLC Ultimate Cake off Challenge, of course they will also have cake supply vendors, raffle tickets and cake displays. I’m very excited because I just discover the association and is the first time that I will be attending the event.

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Star Wars Cake – Pastel Guerra de las Galaxias

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This is my last week project a STAR WARS cake for a birthday party for two little brother and sister. I’m really excited on how it turn out and hope that all Star Wars fans are too. Este fue mi proyecto de la semana pasada: un pastel de la Guerra de las Galaxias para la fiesta de dos hermanitos. Me encanto como quedo y espero que a los fans de la Guerra de las Galaxias tambien.
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I was really scared because these are famous characters that everybody is familiar with and for somebody with very little experience on cake decorating I was not sure I could capture their essence. Estaba realmente asustada porque estos son personajes famosos que todo mundo conoce y para alguien con tan poca experiencia en la decoracion de pasteles no estaba muy segura de poder capturar su escencia.

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Our Lady of Guadalupe Small Treats – Pequeños postres de la Virgen de Guadalupe

I can’t believe time goes by so fast, is already a week since my last post with all my “Our Lady of Guadalupe” cakes were I promise to share other treats that I have prepared to complement those cakes. I was really busy this week but here they are as an example of how versatile a theme can be :
No puedo creer como el tiempo pasa volando, ya ha pasado mas de una semana desde mi ultima publicacion con todos los pasteles de la Virgen de Guadalupe donde les prometi que les compartiria todos los otros postres pequeños que he preparado para complementar esos pasteles. Estuve muy ocupada durante la semana pero aqui se las presento como ejemplo de cual versatil un motivo puede ser:

First DECORATED SUGAR COOKIES with royal icing, recipes here and here. 3 different styles – just face, whole body and standing cookie with fondant roses. Primero GALLETAS DE AZUCAR DECORADAS con merengue royal si quieren la recetas estan aqui y aca. 3 estilos diferentes -solo la carita, el cuerpo completo y una galleta vertical con flores de fondant.
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Our Lady of Guadalupe Cake – Pastel Virgen de Guadalupe

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I prepared this cake of  Our Lady of Guadalupe for a fund raising at my church a couple of weeks ago. These are called “Modern Little Virgin” (Virgencita Moderna) and are design specially for kids. Right now they are very popular in Mexico specially in religious celebrations like Baptism and First Communion. Hice este pastel de la Virgen de Guadalupe para un evento en mi parroquia hace algunas semanas. Estas son conocidas como Virgencitas Modernas y estan diseñadas especialmente para niños. Actualmente son muy populares en Mexico especialmente para celebraciones religiosas como Bautizos o Primera Comunion.

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This is the fourth  cake I prepared in this theme, all had the same figurine made out of rice krispies treats, covered with fondant and gumpaste and painted with pearl dust details. I just change a little bit the surrounding details in each cake . I have also make cake pops, mini-cakes, cupcakes and cookies of Our Lady of Guadalupe but that will be my next post. Es el 4to. pastel que hago de este tipo, todos tuvieron la misma figura hecha de cereal de arroz Rice Krispies, cubierta con fondant y pasta de azucar, y pintada con pearl dust. Lo unico que he cambiado en cada pastel son los detalles alrededor de la figura.
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Chinese dragon cake – Pastel de Dragon Chino

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This year my oldest son birthday was the same day as the celebration of the Chinese New Year so his cake was a Chinese Dragon. Este año el cumpleaños de mi hijo mayor fue el mismo dia de la celebracion del Año Nuevo Chino asi que su pastel fue un Dragon Chino.
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We took the cake, some of the chinese decorated sugar cookies I already posted and a paper dragon that I make to his preschool class. He really enjoyed his celebration (so much that I have to pick him up in the principal office 2 hrs. earlier because he was misbehaving . . . upppss). Nos llevamos a su salon de prescolar el pastel, algunas de las galletas decoradas con motivos chinos que ya publique aqui y un dragon de papel que les hice.
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Santa is here !!! Cake

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This was the only cake I prepared during the Holiday Season. The cake was vanilla flavor, I filled it with a delicious fresh strawberry mousse and covered with Swiss meringue. On top of that I covered and decorate it with Marshmallow Fondant and some sugar paste and royal icing accents.
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The cake was a request from a friend that wanted something really special for one of her good friend. The cake travel all the way to Houston and I heard that they really like it. Yeesss. !!!

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