Celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month with These Amazing Cake Artists￼
Hi friends! National Hispanic Heritage Month began on this month of 15th, which begins each year on Sept. 15, celebrating Latinos and their culture and their history. As a Mexican American, I am more than honored to spotlight some of my fellow talented Hispanic cake artists & content creators who make incredible creations on social media. Read on to check out their bio, desserts, and links to their social media to follow!
The Silva Whisk
Mendy Silva, Baker & Owner, The Silva Whisk
Residence: District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia
Favorite Hispanic Food/Dessert: I love all Salvadorian food. Fav dessert – pastelitos de piña (pineapple empanadas)
Social Media Links: @thesilvawhisk (Instagram)
Black Chanel Cake
Yellow Baking Delights
Eren Macias, Baker & Owner, Yellow Baking Delights
Residence: Katy, TX
Favorite Hispanic Food/Dessert: My favorite food is Chicken Sopes with chile guajillo red sauce and favorite dessert is Arroz con Leche (Mexican Rice Milk Pudding)
Social Media Links: @yellowbakingdelights (Instagram)
Willy Wonka Cake
Maria Luisa, Pastry Chef & Owner, Baking Encanto
Residence: Bakersfield, CA
Favorite Hispanic Food/Dessert: Fave food: chile rellenos
Dessert: pan dulce, conchas.
Social Media Links: @baking_encanto
Fall Themed Cake
A Sweet Vida
Gloria Chamarro, Baker
Residence: Los Angeles, CA
Favorite Hispanic Food/Dessert: I love huevos rancheros, chiles rellenos & enchiladas de mole. I don’t have dessert favorites but my top 3 are cookies, cake & flan.
Social Media Links: @asweetvida (Instagram)
Vintage Birthday Cake
Adricel, Owner of Chocolate Hustler, LLC
Residence: Fontana / La Puente, CA
Favorite Hispanic Food/Dessert: Pozole is my all-time favorite. I love churros con cajeta.
Social Media Links: @chocolate_hustler1 (Instagram)
Boho Inspired Cupcakes
Gretchen The Baker
Gretchen, Award-Winning Cake Designer
Residence: Atlanta, GA
Favorite Hispanic Food/Dessert: As far as food, of course, arepas are my favorites. And honestly, I don’t really have a favorite Hispanic dessert.
Social Media Links: @gretchen_the_baker (Instagram)
Beary Good Bakery
Residence: Overland Park, Kansas
Favorite Hispanic Food/Dessert: I love tres leches, or alfajores, a Peruvian dessert.
Social Media Links: @bearygoodbakery
Read more on his baker interview here.
Palette Knife Cake
Johany Torres, Content Creator & Cakesicle Instructor
Ethnicity: Puerto Rican & Guatemalan
Residence: Las Vegas, NV
Favorite Hispanic Food/Dessert: I love arroz con gandules (Puerto Rican rice). For dessert, Pastelillos de guayaba (pastry with guava & cream cheese)
Social Media Links: @joscakes_(Instagram)
Read more on her baker interview here.
Summer Cookout Cakesicles
Down To The Krumb
Leslie Soto, Content Creator & Treat Maker
Residence: McKinney, TX
Favorite Hispanic Food/Dessert: I love Tacos al pastor and besitos de nuez (Mexican wedding cookies).
Social Media Links: @downtothekrumb
Catrina Cake Pop
G Baby Cakes
Gianna Thompson, Cake Artist & Content Creator
Residence: Martinez, California
Favorite Hispanic Food/Dessert: My fave food is carnitas street tacos. My favorite dessert is Flan.
Social Media Links: @gbaby.cakes (Instagram)
Floral Birthday Cake
Florida Bakers Club
Irenea Aristigueta, Chef & Founder, Florida Baking Club
Ethnicity: Dominican & Puerto Rican
Residence: Tampa, Florida
Favorite Hispanic Food/Dessert: My favorite food is chicharron de pollo con tostones. My favorite dessert is Tres Leches.
Social Media Links: @floridabakersclub (Instagram)
White Valentine’s Day Cake
Candy Queen Bee Baker
Candy Low, Cake Artist & Content Creator
Favorite Hispanic Food/Dessert: Tres leches (Three Milks Cake) y arroz con leche (Mexican Rice Pudding)
Social Media Links: @candyqueenbeebaker (Instagram)
Mermaid Birthday Cake
Berry’s Sweet Studio
Berry Rabago, Pastry Chef & Recipe Creator
Residence: Mexico City, Mexico
Favorite Hispanic Food/Dessert: My favorite food is mole with homemade tortillas, plátano macho inside, and cheese. My favorite dessert is flan extra creamy with vanilla bean paste and basque cheesecake.
Social Media Links: @berrysweetstudio (Instagram)
Javier Perez, Cake Artist
Residence: Hawthorne, New Jersey
Favorite Hispanic Food/Dessert: My favorite food is Arroz de coco y Pollo a la Coca-Cola. (Coconut Rice and Cola Braised Chicken.) My favorite dessert is tres leche cake.
Social Media Links: @liciouszcakez (Instagram)
Marbled Wedding Cake
Ara Signature Sweets 760
Aracely Espinoza, Cake Artist
Residence: Adelanto, CA
Favorite Hispanic Food/Dessert: I love some carne asada tacos with very good spicy salsa and I love Tres leches cake.
Social Media Links: @ara.signature.sweets760 (Instagram)
I hope you enjoyed this round-up of the Hispanic talent as much as I did! I encourage you to check out more of their work by following them. I hope to bring you more Hispanic talent next year!
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