Month: May 2011

Classes: Buttercream Flowerpot

“Buttercream Flowerpot Arrangement” by Gwen and Irene If you haven’t heard, Capital Confectioners is now offering classes!  I do believe that everyone, instructors and students, had a great time today learning how to make several different buttercream flowers.  Three cheers for Gwen and Irene for doing a wonderful job teaching! Students learned how to prepare…
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May 22, 2011 1

Quick Bites: Pick Strawberries Day Edition!

May is National Strawberry Month, and May 20 is Pick Strawberries Day. In celebration of both, enjoy these strawberry-themed Quick Bites! How much do you know about strawberries? Take this YumSugar quiz and find out! Pick Your Own shares piles of tips on strawberry picking, plus recipes, canning guides, and more. Here are several nifty…
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May 20, 2011 2

Quick Bites: May 19

Today on Quick bites: Linzy from Flour & Sugar Thoughts guest blogs on SweetSugarBelle to show you how to colour your own dragees and then mount them on a fun flower. I learned in ceramics class that if you’re going to cover something in black, you’d better do it right since black shows flaws more…
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May 19, 2011 0

Quick Bites: May 18

Today on Quick Bites we’ve got a theme of buttercream! Check out Rosebud Cakes’ amazing Crazy Rabbit and Scooby Doo cakes which appear to be all buttercream (or at least something spreadable). Via Between The Pages on Twitter. Marsha Winbeckler shares tips on getting a super-smooth buttercream cake in this YouTube video. The cake recipe…
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May 18, 2011 0

Capital Confectioners’ Quick Bites: May 17

Today on Quick Bites: Martha Stewart shows you how to make cute little tiered S’mores Cakes. Cake Whiz whips up some cupcake sushi and shares her techniques. Via CraftGossip. Bake at 350 shares a recipe and techniques for making little ladybug cupcakes. Via Craftzine. Also via Craftzine: registration is open for the 2011 Jell-O Mold…
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May 17, 2011 0

Capital Confectioners’ Quick Bites: May 16

This is the start of a new series of posts where we present a handful of interesting links we’ve found around the web. Today on Quick Bites: My Cake School shows you how to make Cake Push Ups, little layers of cake and frosting in a clear push-cup usually used for ice cream. via Rachel…
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May 16, 2011 0

Fondant Asparagus Cake

As seen on CakeWrecks’ Sunday Sweets on May 15, 2011, check out this gorgeous cake made to look like bunched asparagus: This work of art is by Sweetapolita, who graciously shares in-production photos as well as recipes here. The story behind the cake’s inspiration is as sweet as the dessert itself.


May 15, 2011 2

Tricks from JP Prince Company

Ok, this just blew our minds.  This is a video from JP Prince Company, the creators of SilPat, showing just how extremely awesome they are and how versatile their silicone products can be.  Try not to let your jaw drop 😉 JB Prince


May 12, 2011 1

North Texas Cake and Sugar Art Show

North Texas Cake and Sugar Art Show April 30 – May 1, 2011 Cascades Event Center Fairfield Inn & Suites (Marriot) 5909 Stone Creek Drive The Colony, TX  75056 The Sugar Wonders Cake Club of Dallas recently held their North Texas Cake and Sugar Art Show for 2011.  What a blast!  So many talented cake…
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May 12, 2011 1

Welcome!

Welcome to the updated Capital Confectioners website. Please bear with us while we get things set up!


May 2, 2011 0