Category: Classes

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

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

Celebrity Classes Posted for 2013 That Takes the Cake! Show

We’ve got some phenomenal classes lined up for the next show so grab your spots while you can! Plus there’s an Early Bird Discount of 10% until Saturday, October 26. That’s just over a week so book now and save! List and Registration Here are some photos of the cakes you’ll be making in your…
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October 19, 2012 0

New Classes by Members

Announcing two new classes coming this fall at the Amazing Kakes classroom taught by guest instructor Kimberly Chapman. First is another Flexible, Edible Stained Glass class which this time will feature two small holiday-themed stained glass panels designed specifically for this class. Sunday October 14th: 10-5pm $100 Next is a Mini Turkey Cake class which…
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September 4, 2012 0

Press Release: Day of Sharing

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Kyla Myers Email: president@capitalconfectioners.com INTERNATIONAL CAKE STARS COME TO AUSTIN AUSTIN, Texas – July 3, 2012 Capital Confectioners’ 2012 “Day of Sharing” will feature demonstrations by local, national, and international sugar arts experts including the UK’s famed flower maker Alan Dunn. “Alan Dunn has been creating botanically perfect flowers for some…
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July 3, 2012 0

New Classes for Kids and Adults

For those who have been waiting to be able to take little kids to a cake decorating class, or for me to offer classes in my flexible, edible stained glass technique, your wishes are now granted! Dates, cost, other details, and registration If the classes fill up or at least do well, more will be…
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June 8, 2012 0

Masters in Training Classes

One of our club’s longest-running members, Yvette Humbert, is offering a series of Masters classes for only $50 per class! You can pick and choose your sessions, or prepay 5 and get the 6th session free, which is a great deal. She offers them on either Wednesday evenings or Sunday afternoons to fit a variety…
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May 30, 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

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

Classes: Crazy Pizza Cakes

“Crazy Pizza Cakes” with Brian Stevens Another successful Capital Confectioners class!  A big thank you to Brian Stevens for teaching the class about the color wheel, color theory, airbrushing basics, and how to use torches!  Everyone’s “pizza” turned out fabulous and I can personally attest that we no longer fear the airbrush. Brian demonstrated airbrushing…
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August 15, 2011 0