Category: Classes

Day of Sharing post by Roxanne Moore

Roxanne Moore, the fabulous artist who taught all about making stilettos at our Day of Sharing and for classes afterward, has just posted her summary of the DoS on her blog: http://www.cakesbyroxanne.com/2011/07/austin-day-of-sharing.html Thanks Roxanne! We’re all so glad you joined us and had fun. We loved having you here and hope you’ll join us again…
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August 1, 2011 0

Gummy Class Supplies

Here are just some of the things I’ve prepped in advance for the gummy class I’m teaching on July 24: There are a couple of spots left. Remember, all proceeds benefit Capital Confectioners. I’m not being paid anything despite the hours of work going into it. This is the way all Capital Confectioners classes are…
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July 20, 2011 0

You Asked, We Answer! Gummy Cupcake Cups

During my demo at Day of Sharing, someone asked if, instead of turning gummy repeatedly in a silicon cup until it solidifies, could one cast a mold of a cupcake cup made of gummy by using one silicone cup pushed down into another with gummy in between. This was an excellent question! I tested it…
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July 17, 2011 0

Quick Bites: Fun Things I Found Today

Capital Confectioners’ volunteers are still busy wrapping up Day of Sharing details and already on to planning for 2012’s That Takes the Cake! Show, and I’m plugging away at a booklet and other details for my Gummy class in a week and a half, so there’s no time for a themed post right now. So…
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July 13, 2011 0

Gummy Preview

I didn’t post a Quick Bites today because I was hanging with the awesome Chris Cantrell in her cake-home paradise as we planned our mega showpiece cake for Day of Sharing. Then this evening I did this: So now who wants to come learn hands-on how to make one? Space is limited so sign up…
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June 22, 2011 0

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

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

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

Class: Father’s Day Fish that Got Away

Don’t miss your chance to take this fabulous fun fish Father’s Day class! Spots are filling quickly so register now! Date and Time of Class: 1- 4:30PM, Sunday June 12 Description: Help Dad catch the fish that got away with this super cute cake that’s just right for Father’s Day! No carving necessary. With just…
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June 2, 2011 1

Why Teaching Kids About Cake Is Awesome

I just posted a lengthy and picture-filled post on my own cake/food blog about some recent volunteer classes I did with kids and why it’s so rewarding to do so: http://www.eat-the-evidence.com/2011/06/01/ace-cake-classes/ I highly encourage anyone with cake skills to donate some time to a local school. It’s good for warm fuzzies all around! PS, Thanks…
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June 1, 2011 0