Category: Amazing Cakes

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

Two More Austin Cake Show Displays Sunday Sweeted!

We’re thrilled to announce that two more cakes by our members and show participants have been featured on CakeWrecks’ Sunday Sweets edition, where they highlight some of the best cakes around! Sunday Sweets: Beatle Mania First was Tammi Luckey who won 1st Place Professioinal – Tiered Novelty or Special Occasion in 2012 for this beautiful…
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August 14, 2012 0

Show Flickr Pool

Looking for more photos from our recent show? We collect visitor photos in our Flickr pool each year. This year’s link is here: 2012 – Cake-a-lot Pools from previous years: 2011 – Superheroes and Super villains 2010 – Cake Odyssey General Capital Confectioners Pool


March 13, 2012 0

Quick Bites: Lovely Things I Just Found

I happened to be looking for something else on CraftGossip and accidentally lingered looking at some lovelies. So even though I rarely have time to post Quick Bites anymore (since they turned out not to be very quick on my end!), here are a few gems: How to make clever tulip-shaped cake pops by Strawberry…
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March 4, 2012 1

Epic Cake Structure

Oakleaf Cakes made a life-sized Storm Trooper cake for a sci-fi convention. Even better, they photographed many steps along the way so if you’ve ever wondered what kind of structures are inside one of these amazing cakes, go check out their blog entry and photo slideshow here. I considered sharing an image but a) I’m…
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January 22, 2012 0

Beautiful Presentation of Strawberries with Shortcake

I haven’t had time to post Quick Bites lately (and in part because I’m not sure many were reading them…more comments would inspire more posts!), but I stumbled across this gem on Google+ and had to share: Strawberry Mascarpone Cream Cake (or Ice Cream Cake) Leela of SheSimmers.com has a brilliant yet simple methodology of…
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December 19, 2011 0

Quick Links: Back To School

Whether it’s this week, next, or just after Labour Day, kids in North America are heading back to school! Here are some fun goodies to inspire you for back to school treats of your own. First up, two book-themed cakes by Sprinkle Bakes: a gorgeous one called Words Take Flight and then a Birthday Trip…
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August 23, 2011 0

Quick Bites: Cupcake Goodness

Today on Quick Bites, lots of fun with cupcakes! Making Cupcakes First, maybe you want a cupcake or two but don’t want to go to the trouble of mixing a big batch and then finding other people to eat them with you. Because eating an entire batch of cucpakes would be wrong. Yes. Very wrong.…
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August 17, 2011 2

Quick Bites: Pretties!

Been too busy to post for a bit, but enjoy these lovely works of confectionery art while I start sorting through my massive pile of links to share! A breathtaking Sweet 16 Party Dress Cake by Pink Cake Box. This is definitely in the “OMG I can’t believe that’s edible!” category. Wow. BitRebels has a…
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August 11, 2011 0

Quick Bites: Harry Potter

In case you haven’t heard, there’s some kind of movie coming out today. Something about a hirsute boy wizard with a thing for ceramics and fermented dairy products. Wait, I’m confused… In other words, today’s Quick Bites are all about the butterbeer, snitches, chocolate frogs, and other Potter goodies! If there was an award for…
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July 15, 2011 1