Category: That Takes the Cake!

Highland Mall Notes

We are still working out details for the procedures to have cake competitors bring their masterpieces into the show at our new venue of Highland Mall. All registered competitors (and you MUST pre-register by this Sunday if you wish to compete, including children) will be getting complete information soon on these procedures. Please be patient…
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February 12, 2014 0

Bring Your Cake on Friday Night – Get Bonus Raffle Tickets!

We always have a big crunch of people trying to bring their cake entries in on Saturday morning at the last minute. This year with the venue change and the fact that there’ll be another event going on at the venue on Saturday from 10-2 means it’s really important to get your cake in as…
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February 4, 2014 0

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

Important venue change information about the “That Takes the Cake!” Sugar Arts Show in Austin

Due to circumstances beyond our control, we have had to change the venue for the 2014 “That Takes the Cake!” Sugar Arts Show in Austin to the Austin Community College (ACC) campus at Highland Mall. The new address is 6001 Airport Blvd, Austin, TX 78752 and the mall’s website is www.highlandmall.com. Highland Mall brings a…
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January 15, 2014 0

2014 Show Theme Information

We’ve got the official language for our 2014 show theme available for those who like to plan their awesome showcakes early: Time is of the essence for our 2014 theme of “Cake of Ages”. Cake decorators and sugar artists are challenged to create wedding, novelty, or other cake styles that depict a point in time…
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October 17, 2013 0

Groupon Deal and Deadlines

Our cake show has a fabulous Groupon deal that just started, but has limited quantities. So grab it while you can and tell a friend! Also remember that the deadline to enter a cake, pre-register for a class, or get discounted online general admission tickets is February 15. So sign up now to avoid missing…
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February 14, 2013 0

On-Site Competitions at the Cake Show

That Takes the Cake! has two special on-site competitions this year – a Cake Club Cake-Off Challenge (Saturday 2:30 – 4:30) and a Speed Wedding Cake Competition (Sunday 12:30 – 2:00). Email Jennifer Bartos if you are interested in participating and she will send you more information.


January 24, 2013 0

Craftsy Partners

Capital Confectioners is happy to announce Craftsy as a new sponsor for the “That Takes the Cake” Sugar Art Show & Cake Competition this year! We’ve got an exciting partnership lined up that will involve hands-on demonstrations. More details coming soon, but for now we’d like to help spread word about their current Groupon for…
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January 22, 2013 0

Early Bird Registration About To End

Make It Sweet’s latest newsletter is all about our cake show and the upcoming deadlines so be sure to check it out and register for the cake show here! Early bird registration ends on January 18 so sign up now to get a discount.


January 17, 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