Category: Cake Community

Call for Volunteers

Many of you have already filled out our volunteer forms (sign up for the mailing list here: http://thattakesthecake.org/index.php/contact-us/volunteer-contact-form/ and then go here to put in your preferred hours: https://thattakesthecake.herokuapp.com/#/home), and we sincerely thank you! A lot of other folks have told us they want to volunteer or have come to meetings but haven’t signed up.…
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February 4, 2014 0

Day of Sharing Wrap Up

We had a fabulous Day of Sharing on Sunday and are very grateful to everyone who came! Here’s a summary of some of the things discussed and links the instructors wanted you to know about. First was Kerri Morris who showed us how to make a lovely Art Deco cake. She mentioned Bake Magazine, which…
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August 7, 2013 0

HB 970 Needs a Vote! Call the Lt. Gov!

HB 970 – the updated cottage food law for Texas – was unanimously voted out of Senate committee this morning. The full text of it is here. Next it moves to a Senate vote, but only if Lt. Governor Dewhurst picks it to be voted upon. The Texas Baker’s Bill folks provided this information on…
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May 14, 2013 0

Club Members Visit Frosting Creators in San Antonio

A few of our club members went to the 2013 Frosting Creators of San Antonio Day of Sharing on May 5. We had a lovely time with our sister cake club! One of our members, Kimberly Chapman, brought home a blue ribbon for her gummy version of the US flag. We love introducing people from…
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May 13, 2013 0

Oklahoma Cottage Food Bill Update

We support other states trying to get cottage food laws enacted so more home bakers across the country have the freedom to sell their wares. We got an update from our friends in Oklahoma the other day with this news about their petition: Dear Cottage Food Law Supporters, I wanted to personally thank you all…
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May 5, 2013 0

Austin Bakes for West

Just got an email via Bake a Wish that there will be a bake sale to benefit West, TX hosted by Austin Bakes. Details and a sign-up form to bake or volunteer can be found here.


April 26, 2013 0

Newsletter and Mini Classes

Our latest newsletter is here, and it features bios from some of the wonderful instructors we’re hosting as part of the 2013 That Takes the Cake! Sugar Arts Show. Sign up for Celebrity Classes here. Sign up for the newly announced Mini Classes here.


December 25, 2012 1

Oklahoma Needs Our Help

Some folks in Oklahoma are trying to get a Cottage Food Law similar to Texas’ passed and are requesting that we spread the word about their petition, so please share this URL and sign it! http://signon.org/s/Y3L_aD This is literally about freedom and apple pie!


October 10, 2012 0

Two More Austin Cake Show Displays Sunday Sweeted!

We’re thrilled to announce that two more cakes by our members and show participants have been featured on CakeWrecks’ Sunday Sweets edition, where they highlight some of the best cakes around! Sunday Sweets: Beatle Mania First was Tammi Luckey who won 1st Place Professioinal – Tiered Novelty or Special Occasion in 2012 for this beautiful…
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August 14, 2012 0

Member Spotlight: July

Meet Genevieve Levicki!! A little background info: Just recently moved to Austin from LA What do you do other than cakes? I’m a cake decorator and I own a web development company with my husband  (BeepBoopBop) If you had to pick just one dessert, what would be your favorite? Ice Cream. What is one thing…
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July 14, 2012 1