Category: Day of Sharing

Teaser for Day of Sharing

The amazing Chris Cantrell and I are collaborating on a big showpiece cake that will be served at Day of Sharing. Here’s a teaser pic I just posted to my own food/cake blog in a post about how you can evoke emotion with googly eyes on fondant figures: If you want to see the completed…
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July 4, 2011 4

Day of Sharing Goodies!

We’re super excited about our upcoming Day of Sharing!  Want a sneak peek of the goodies that will be there??? SWAG! One of the many fabulous raffle prizes! One of our big-ticket raffle items!

July 3, 2011 0

Ultra-Quick Bites: More 4th of July

I need to put in some serious hours today towards a collaborative showpiece cake and my demonstration for Capital Confectioners’ Day of Sharing but I saw two more fun Fourth of July treats I just had to share, both via CraftGossip: Marshmallows, fruit roll-ups, and Starburst candies become Patriotic Pops in the hands of Kitchen…
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July 1, 2011 0

Quick Bites: Fourth of July Mega-Edition Part 2

I found more Fourth of July goodies to share, and I’m sure more will come over the weekend as well. However, since all of the core volunteers at Capital Confectioners are working like crazy to present an amazing Day of Sharing, blog posts are going to be a little less frequent as we approach that…
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June 30, 2011 0

Early Bird Pricing for DoS Ends Soon!

The early bird registration cost of only $40 for the day-long, demo-filled, foodtastic event that is the Capital Confectioners’ Day of Sharing closes tomorrow, June 25. After that, it goes up to $55, and it is possible that we’ll reach room capacity and have to turn people away. So save fifteen bucks and secure your…
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June 24, 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

Day of Sharing – It’s Almost Here!

Your friendly neighbourhood Capital Confectioners volunteers have been working hard for months to bring you the best Day of Sharing we can, but we’ve all been kicking into extra-high-gear in the last few days and going forward to the actual event. You still have a few days to register at the early-bird discount price of…
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June 21, 2011 0

Super Quick Quick Bites

Was too busy today to put a full post together, sorry. Worked on stuff for the Day of Sharing and Gummy class most of the day. But I stumbled across more atypical Fathers’ Day stuff: Lola’s Cake posted some great dad’s hobby cupcakes on Flickr. Via Cupcakes Take The Cake. I love that they’re miniatures,…
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June 15, 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

All About Today

Apparently it’s National Strawberry Shortcake Day! I didn’t have links gathered for that, but luckily Yum Sugar has a post full of strawberry shortcake recipes for you to try. If you’re in the Austin area, come to the Capital Confectioners’ Club meeting tonight! 7 pm at IHOP (South Mopac), 1101 S Mo Pac Expy Austin,…
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June 14, 2011 0