Author: chris

Day of Sharing 2012 Follow-up

Day of Sharing 2012 Capital Confectioners would like to thank all our demonstrators, vendors, donors, volunteers, and audience members for making our 2012 Day of Sharing so wonderful!  Our 2012 theme was Holidays.  Here’s a re-cap for those who had to miss out (we missed you too!): First up was Austin’s own Yvette Humbert, who…
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August 27, 2012 0

August Meeting Follow-up

I had a wonderful time demonstrating some “Trendy Fondant Accents” to the club during our August meeting! Thank you so much! Here are the tutorials on what I showed. – Chris Wingler Ruffle Flowers Pom Poms Billows  

August 17, 2012 0

That Takes The Cake 2012

The 8th Annual “That Takes The Cake” Sugar Art Show & Cake Competition February 25th – 26th, 2012 Austin, Texas The 2012 Show Theme: Cake-a-lot: Knights of the Turn Table All things Renaissance! I think most people would agree that 2012 was our best show yet!  Capital Confectioners would like to thank all our guests,…
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March 9, 2012 0

Unclaimed Raffle Prizes

What a whirlwind the last few days have been!  We hope everyone enjoyed our annual That Takes The Cake Sugar Art Show and Cake Competition.  In the next few days we’ll be posting all about the fun we had and the friends we made.  Here’s just a quick note about the raffle prizes for those…
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February 27, 2012 1

Call for Egg Shells!

The following is a request from club member Angela: EGG SHELLS NEEDED for Confetti Eggs at School Carnival in March.  If you are willing to help I would GREATLY appreciate it.  Please crack eggs leaving approximately 2/3 of the eggshell intact, wash, and returned to its original container.  Please e-mail a note if you will…
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January 27, 2012 0

Club Meeting: January 2012

Several new faces this meeting!  Welcome, all! Pearland had their Day of Sharing last weekend.  The demonstrators’ handouts are now available online on their website:  On February 5th, the Texas ICES will have their Day of Sharing in Montgomery, TX.  Please visit their website for more information: The club is a buzz with…
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January 12, 2012 1

Cake Wrecks Book Tour

  Cake Wrecks Book Tour November 15, 2011 Austin, TX   Cake Wrecks, the famous blog of professional cakes gone bad, finished up its second book tour across the USA.  They were promoting their latest book, Wreck the Halls, just in time for the “Hole Days”.  Capital Confectioners was there to make sure we represent.     …
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November 17, 2011 1

That Takes The Cake 2012: Registration is now open!

Early Contestant Registration for That Takes The Cake 2012 is now open online! Registration before February 19, 2012 is now required (except for Child & Junior division entries) to help us plan space needs. One registration fee includes all general competition entries for each participant. Competition registration includes General Admission to the show for…
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November 1, 2011 0

Classes: Halloween Pumpkin Cake

Halloween Pumpkin Cake with Chris Cantrell and Irene Hackbarth Last Sunday’s students got a little spooky with the latest club class by Chris Cantrell and Irene Hackbarth!  Halloween pumpkins were shaped by using bundt cakes, ice cream cones, and some handy buttercream techniques. Scary spiders, worms, and rats made this holiday treat complete! A big…
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October 25, 2011 0

Cake Wrecks Book Tour

Austin, TX November 15, 2011 Round Rock High School Library 301 Deepwood Dr. Round Rock, TX 78681 Jen and John Yates from Cake Wrecks have launched their 3rd USA tour to promote their latest book Wreck the Halls: Cake Wrecks get “Festive”.  They will be in our area on Tuesday, November 15th (7:00 PM) at…
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October 24, 2011 1