Category: Techniques

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

August Meeting Follow-up

I had a wonderful time demonstrating some “Trendy Fondant Accents” to the club during our August meeting! Thank you so much! Here are the tutorials on what I showed. – Chris Wingler Ruffle Flowers http://cakeoricandothat.blogspot.com/p/ruffle-flowers.html Pom Poms http://cakeoricandothat.blogspot.com/p/pom-poms.html Billows http://cakeoricandothat.blogspot.com/p/billows.html  


August 17, 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

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

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

Quick Bites: Ice Cream, Or Not

Nothing beats the Austin heat quite like a serving of ice cream. But which of these are real ice cream and which aren’t? Use the heat to pretend your ice cream has melted with these Melted Ice Cream Cupcakes by Confessions of a Cookbook Queen. Make these Twix Ice Cream Pie Cups by Dollhouse Bake…
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September 9, 2011 0

Quick Bites: She Sells Sea Sugar By the Seashore

Summer may be wrapping up for some but it’s still hot as blazes here in Austin, so enjoy these refreshing beach/summer-themed treats and projects! Got some clean sand molds but no sand? Make marshmallow sea creatures with help from Hungry Happenings, who also has this great tutorial and recipe on making Starfish S’Mores. Feeling crabby?…
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August 30, 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