Category: News

Important venue change information about the “That Takes the Cake!” Sugar Arts Show in Austin

Due to circumstances beyond our control, we have had to change the venue for the 2014 “That Takes the Cake!” Sugar Arts Show in Austin to the Austin Community College (ACC) campus at Highland Mall. The new address is 6001 Airport Blvd, Austin, TX 78752 and the mall’s website is www.highlandmall.com. Highland Mall brings a…
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January 15, 2014 0

HB 970 Needs a Vote! Call the Lt. Gov!

HB 970 – the updated cottage food law for Texas – was unanimously voted out of Senate committee this morning. The full text of it is here. Next it moves to a Senate vote, but only if Lt. Governor Dewhurst picks it to be voted upon. The Texas Baker’s Bill folks provided this information on…
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May 14, 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

Oklahoma Cottage Food Bill Update

We support other states trying to get cottage food laws enacted so more home bakers across the country have the freedom to sell their wares. We got an update from our friends in Oklahoma the other day with this news about their petition: Dear Cottage Food Law Supporters, I wanted to personally thank you all…
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May 5, 2013 0

Austin Bakes for West

Just got an email via Bake a Wish that there will be a bake sale to benefit West, TX hosted by Austin Bakes. Details and a sign-up form to bake or volunteer can be found here.


April 26, 2013 0

HB970 And Why It’s Important

If you live in Texas and sell cakes out of your home – even occasionally or if you might want to in the future – you need to be aware of House Bill 970 and how it can affect home bakers. Our club’s own Kelley Masters has been on the forefront of home baker law…
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April 9, 2013 0

Craftsy Partners

Capital Confectioners is happy to announce Craftsy as a new sponsor for the “That Takes the Cake” Sugar Art Show & Cake Competition this year! We’ve got an exciting partnership lined up that will involve hands-on demonstrations. More details coming soon, but for now we’d like to help spread word about their current Groupon for…
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January 22, 2013 0

LeeAnn’s Cakes Going out of Business Sale

Our long-time member and good friend LeeAnn of LeeAnn’s Cakes is closing her business and selling off all of her supplies. You can call her at 512-589-5544 to set up an appointment to see what she’s got and get some great deals.


November 29, 2012 0

Oklahoma Needs Our Help

Some folks in Oklahoma are trying to get a Cottage Food Law similar to Texas’ passed and are requesting that we spread the word about their petition, so please share this URL and sign it! http://signon.org/s/Y3L_aD This is literally about freedom and apple pie!


October 10, 2012 0

Photofrost Contest

We got a note from Photofrost to let us know about their cake decorating contest, so if any of you are interested, the details are here: http://photofrost.com/contest/ And of course don’t forget to register to enter a cake in our cake show! You can also enroll for classes online or buy general admission tickets now,…
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January 19, 2012 0