Month: June 2011

Tonight’s Meeting

We had a great meeting tonight with lots of new members! Yay! We’re so thrilled new people came and hope they’ll come again! Irene Hackbarth did a fantastic demo of bride and groom themed discs that would work wonderfully on both cupcakes and cookies. Hopefully someone took some photos and will send them in or…
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June 14, 2011 0

All About Today

Apparently it’s National Strawberry Shortcake Day! I didn’t have links gathered for that, but luckily Yum Sugar has a post full of strawberry shortcake recipes for you to try. If you’re in the Austin area, come to the Capital Confectioners’ Club meeting tonight! 7 pm at IHOP (South Mopac), 1101 S Mo Pac Expy Austin,…
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June 14, 2011 0

Quick Bites: Fathers’ Day Part 2

I went on a serious hunt for Fathers’ Day stuff that wasn’t ties and sports, mostly since my husband still resents the ties he had to wear to school every day growing up in Australia and isn’t interested in sports unless it’s cricket (well I did find some adorable cricket and soccer cupcakes via The…
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June 13, 2011 2

Classes: “The Fish That Got Away”

Fun fish cake by Kyla and Ellen. Nothing fishy going on here, just a bunch of super cute cakes just in time for Father’s Day!  Kyla and Ellen led the 3rd Capital Confectioner’s class and showed students how to roll out and cover a cake with fondant, decorate it wish some fish features, paint with…
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June 12, 2011 0

Cookie Stuffed Cookies?

I was hunting for links for future Quick Bites posts when I stumbled upon something unsettling and blogged about it at Eat The Evidence. What do you all think about Cookie Stuffed Cookies?


June 12, 2011 0

Free video tutorial: Movie Star Cake

I just found out about a great video tutorial via email from Make Your Cakes. They have many videos for sale, but at the moment there’s a free one at the top of their site on how to make a Movie Star Cake. At first I assumed it was a Barbie doll on there, but…
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June 10, 2011 0

Quick Bites: Father’s Day

Today on Quick Bites, some tutorials on Father’s Day themed cakes. And don’t forget about our Father’s Day cake class: The Fish That Got Away. It’s this Sunday so sign up now if you want to attend, before the last slots fill up! If the dad in your life wears ties, or perhaps doesn’t but…
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June 10, 2011 0

Quick Bites: Random Goodies

Today on Quick Bites: no theme, just fun! Check out these cool plane cookies by Cookie Daydream. I love how she did the cloud effects. Be sure to click the image for a closer look. Fabulous! Carolyn’s Homework shows you how to turn candies into a sweet necklace. Via CraftGossip Bake Happy has a great…
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June 7, 2011 2

Quick Bites: Fun Small Things

Looks like I was so busy this weekend I missed Applesauce Cake Day on June 4 and National Gingerbread Day on June 5. Who comes up with all of these holidays anyway? Today on Quick Bites, some fun small edibles: Cake balls are awesome but also becoming pretty common, so it takes an impressive technique…
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June 6, 2011 0

Cupcake Contest

Do you like making nifty or unusual cupcakes? Do you also like taking lots of in-progress photos or videos? Want to win an iPad2? Then you’ll want to enter Instructables’ Cupcake Contest. Entries must be submitted by the end of June 19th. If you post a tutorial, let us know. We might feature it here…
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June 4, 2011 0