Category: Amazing Cakes

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: Odd Fare

Today on Quick Bites, odd things as inspired by this morning’s trending topic of “Fried Kool-Aid” on Twitter. First: a news story explaining what Fried Kool-Aid is (basically a doughnut hole with Kool-Aid in the mix). I can see that it’d just be a fruity-sweet doughnut. What do you all think? Have you tried it?…
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June 20, 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

Quick Bites: National Doughnut Day

Today on Quick Bites: it’s National Doughnut Day! Aside from the fact that many doughnut stores are offering freebies today, here are some fun doughnut links: A cute little doughnut cake, baker unknown but spotted on A Homer Simpson Doughnut Cake. Not sure who the decorator is as it appears in a photostream from…
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June 3, 2011 0

Quick Bites: Memorial Day

Today on Quick Bites: Memorial Day cakes that do not use strawberries and blueberries to make a US flag. That’s what half the internet will show you today, but at Capital Confectioners, we like to be topical and different at the same time! US flag cakes are fairly common, especially on Memorial Day, but this…
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May 30, 2011 1

Quick Bites: May 19

Today on Quick bites: Linzy from Flour & Sugar Thoughts guest blogs on SweetSugarBelle to show you how to colour your own dragees and then mount them on a fun flower. I learned in ceramics class that if you’re going to cover something in black, you’d better do it right since black shows flaws more…
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May 19, 2011 0

Quick Bites: May 18

Today on Quick Bites we’ve got a theme of buttercream! Check out Rosebud Cakes’ amazing Crazy Rabbit and Scooby Doo cakes which appear to be all buttercream (or at least something spreadable). Via Between The Pages on Twitter. Marsha Winbeckler shares tips on getting a super-smooth buttercream cake in this YouTube video. The cake recipe…
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May 18, 2011 0

Capital Confectioners’ Quick Bites: May 16

This is the start of a new series of posts where we present a handful of interesting links we’ve found around the web. Today on Quick Bites: My Cake School shows you how to make Cake Push Ups, little layers of cake and frosting in a clear push-cup usually used for ice cream. via Rachel…
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May 16, 2011 0

Fondant Asparagus Cake

As seen on CakeWrecks’ Sunday Sweets on May 15, 2011, check out this gorgeous cake made to look like bunched asparagus: This work of art is by Sweetapolita, who graciously shares in-production photos as well as recipes here. The story behind the cake’s inspiration is as sweet as the dessert itself.

May 15, 2011 2