Category: Day of Sharing

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

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

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

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

Day of Sharing Recipes

Our lovely and talented baker members have graciously shared the following recipes for food they donated to our annual Day of Sharing last weekend: BANANA CAKE CAPITAL CONFECTIONERS DOS 2011 CHRISTINE CANTRELL (based on Earlene Moore’s recipe) 1 Duncan Heinz banana cake mix 10 oz sour cream 3 large eggs ½ cup vegetable oil (Canola…
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July 15, 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

The Day After The Day of Sharing

Capital Confectioners volunteers are all recovering today after our fantastic Day of Sharing yesterday. We will be posting lots of followup information soon, including a wrap-up, photos, Chris Cantrell’s fabulous banana cake recipe, how to make fondant monkeys, and more. If you have other questions, feel free to post them as comments here and we’ll…
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July 11, 2011 1

National Sugar Cookie Day

Today is, apparently, National Sugar Cookie Day. I have a zillion great cookie links piled up to share on a Quick Bites post, but need to spend my day in the kitchen prepping for my gummy demo for tomorrow’s Day of Sharing. So to those legions of you reading (which will inevitably be lessened today…
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July 9, 2011 0

Another Day of Sharing Teaser

Chris Cantrell and I were very busy ladies today, working on the showcake for Day of Sharing on Sunday. We worked so hard for so many hours, we began to imagine that we heard voices. Want to see more? Come to Capital Confectioners’ Day of Sharing!


July 8, 2011 1

Quick Bites: Things I Found Today

Not much time for online stuff as we volunteers prep for Day of Sharing, but I happened upon these great links today so I’ll throw ’em together and call it a post! Sweet Sugarbelle has posted more how-tos and videos about outlining and filling cookies with royal icing. Crafty Penguin has a detailed tutorial on…
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July 6, 2011 1