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Making Filler Flowers: Hydrangeas

Posted on November 21, 2016 at 12:35 AM Comments comments (0)

Hydrangeas are one of my favorite flowers. They are tiny flowers that grow together in flowerheads creating the illusion of one large flower.

They comes in an array of colors like white, pink, blue, purple, etc. The ones we are making today are a beautiful shade of lavender. 

Following is the full video tutorial and the material list for your convenience. I hope you get to try it, these flowers are great to fill in the areas on your cake that big flowers can't reach, hiding e...

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Dominican Cake: Defrosted

Posted on November 14, 2016 at 4:30 PM Comments comments (0)


Dominican cake is part of most especial events celebrated by Dominican families like birthdays, baby showers, anniversaries, etc. It's characterized by its moist texture, fluffy meringue frosting and its traditional pineapple marmalade filling.

What makes a cake "Dominican"?

A Dominican cake, just like most butter cakes, has the usual ingredients; flour, sugar, eggs, butter, etc. There are...

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Top 10 Tools That Changed My Caking Game - Pt2

Posted on October 31, 2016 at 4:35 PM Comments comments (0)

Cont. From Part 1.

5. Digital Scale - I first bought a fixed dial scale to measure cake pans so they would have the same amount of batter and thus yield the same height once baked. This would reduce the amount of cake I have to shave off to level it. One day I dropped the scale and it broke, so I decided to buy a digital scale for more accuracy. Since then, I've found many uses for my digital scale beside weighing the cake batter. I measure the exact amount of fondant needed to cover d...

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Top 10 Tools That Changed My Caking Game - Pt1

Posted on October 31, 2016 at 3:25 PM Comments comments (0)

When I first started making cakes I went shopping at Michaels and got the basics. The things that I thought every baker out there had to be able to make beautiful masterpieces. Measuring cups, silicone molds, offset spatula, fondant roller,  you name it. In the real world though, beautiful fondant cakes are waaaay more complicated than baking from a box mix and covering it with fondant.

I learned, by trial and error, that precision comes first before the fun decorating part starts....

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Welcome Welcome Welcome!!

Posted on October 15, 2016 at 7:55 PM Comments comments (0)

I'm so happy to be able to share my journey through this blog with you. This is an exciting time and I'm very grateful for the support that everyone has shown Luna Sweets from our humble beginnings until now and hopefully continuing on in the future. 

With this blog I want to accomplish sharing knowledge, tips and tricks I wished I knew when I was starting, favorite recipes, and of course a behind the scenes look at what we do at the Luna Sweets kitchen. I have the most fun when I'...

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