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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

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

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

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 has a brilliant yet simple methodology of…
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December 19, 2011 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

Gummy Update

For those who attended our gummy class or are otherwise interested in my experiments on the subject, I’ve posted two updates on my blog of recent nifty discoveries: Experiments With White Opaque Gummy Molding Flesh-Like Gummy in Buttercream

September 9, 2011 0