Category: Holidays

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

Cake Wrecks Book Tour

  Cake Wrecks Book Tour November 15, 2011 Austin, TX   Cake Wrecks, the famous blog of professional cakes gone bad, finished up its second book tour across the USA.  They were promoting their latest book, Wreck the Halls, just in time for the “Hole Days”.  Capital Confectioners was there to make sure we represent.     …
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November 17, 2011 1

As promised, zombie cake!

As promised at our last club meeting and in my previous post, here’s a tutorial on how to make a really gross zombie-skin cake: Zombie Skin: Let’s Bite ‘em Back!


September 27, 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

Clever Cookie Cutters

Check out what I found on Kickstarter last night: tessellating cookie cutters! Cookie Connections – Clever Cookie Cutters Cut Clever Cookies Don’t those look awesome? And the pledge rewards are ridiculously low-priced! I want this guy to succeed (no I don’t know him or anything, I just think these are way cool), so I pledged…
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July 12, 2011 3

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

Quick Bites: Fourth of July, Mega-Edition

Today on Quick Bites we’re stuffed full of inspiration for your baking needs for Independence Day a week from today. No, really: there’s stuffing going on in at least one of these recipes! As with the Memorial Day post, I looked for desserts beyond the obvious staple of a flag made out of an arrangement…
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June 27, 2011 2