Category: Member Blog Posts

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

Composi-Mold Review

I reviewed Composi-Mold on my blog after the folks who make it contacted the club through our page, and I am so impressed by it that I’ll be doing a demo of it along with Jennifer for the August club meeting. Until then you can get a preview of what it’s all about here. Note…
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July 9, 2013 0

Club Members Visit Frosting Creators in San Antonio

A few of our club members went to the 2013 Frosting Creators of San Antonio Day of Sharing on May 5. We had a lovely time with our sister cake club! One of our members, Kimberly Chapman, brought home a blue ribbon for her gummy version of the US flag. We love introducing people from…
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May 13, 2013 0

New Classes by Members

Announcing two new classes coming this fall at the Amazing Kakes classroom taught by guest instructor Kimberly Chapman. First is another Flexible, Edible Stained Glass class which this time will feature two small holiday-themed stained glass panels designed specifically for this class. Sunday October 14th: 10-5pm $100 Next is a Mini Turkey Cake class which…
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September 4, 2012 0

CC’s Own Chris Cantrell Featured in Chef Coat Release!

Our beloved and talented friend Chris Cantrell has some beautiful new self-portraits in this press release from Crooked Brook: Chris Cantrell of Custom Order Cakes Designs Chef Coats with Crooked Brook Check her out in her spiffy new blue coat!

June 5, 2012 2

Taking Gelatin Floral Art To The Weird

In case any of my compatriots here were wondering if you could do those lovely gelatin floral art pieces we see at the show every year in gummy, the answer is yes. And in case you were dying to know if you could instead make a serpentine eyeball, the answer is also yes. I Sssssee…
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May 27, 2012 0

Basic Gummy Recipe and Tutorial

I’ve posted a slightly updated version of my gummy tutorial/recipe on my food blog (it used to just be on my website), including a photo-free version for easier printing. Basic Gummy Recipe and Tutorial

April 14, 2012 0

If your Christmas cookie looked at you funny…

FYI, I just made a blog post about eye placement on snowmen cookies, and they happen to be the cookies I brought to the Capital Confectioners holiday party, so you all ate these crazy things. 🙂 The Subtleties of Eye Placement

February 16, 2012 0

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

Accordion Cake Tutorial

I had a big cake win this weekend when I was given permission to make a cake for Weird Al Yankovic during his visit to Austin on his latest album tour. I just posted a tutorial on how I made it, plus some tips on creating for celebrities: How To Make An Accordion Cake and…
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September 26, 2011 0