Monthly Archives: June 2011

Gummy Beads

Ran another experiment tonight. Basic tutorial is free here. Advanced techniques like this will be demonstrated/taught at the following upcoming events: Capital Confectioners’ Day of Sharing Advanced Gummy Class [Translate]

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Experiment/Review: Wilton Pot Fails At Gummy

In advance of my class on gummy techniques, several members of Capital Confectioners have been trying to help me get enough hot plates to use to melt the gummy during the class. I just tested Wilton’s Chocolate Pro, borrowed from … Continue reading

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Bake A Wish Fondant Figure Class

The creation of my Fondant Figure Modelling 101 tutorial was largely prompted by volunteering to teach a class for Bake a Wish Austin. The students in that class varied in their experience with fondant but I don’t think any had … Continue reading

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Have A Nice Day

Awww. Isn’t he cute? You know you want one, if only to nom his head while you cackle madly. Super-easy, fast, and cheap to make. So fast that it took me longer to put together a post featuring this photo … Continue reading

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Gummy Lego Minifig

So. Now who wants to sign up for my gummy class, or to see my gummy demo at Capital Confectioners’ Day of Sharing? MUAHAHAHAHAHA. This little fella is going in my daughter’s lunch tomorrow. Betcha she’ll be the only kid … Continue reading

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Breakfast Recipe Review/Tweaking

I follow a lot of bakers lately on Twitter as I comb the internet daily for cool things to post to the Capital Confectioners blog. This means I find a lot of recipes I’d like to try in my copious … Continue reading

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New Tutorial: Figure Modelling 101

Yesterday I taught a fondant class for Bake A Wish Austin volunteers on how to make a basic fondant figure. I decided to turn it into an extended tutorial on this site, putting it on its own page instead of … Continue reading

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Advanced Gummy Experiments – Orange

I experimented in my kitchen today. I made this: That, my friends, is not a real orange, which you can probably tell anyway since it’s a rough second attempt. The first attempt had other things go wrong, but this one … Continue reading

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About to Experiment!

If you hear any mad cackling from South Austin today, it’s just me experimenting with gummy to prove that some concepts I have actually work in advance of performing them as a demonstration at Capital Confectioners’ Day of Sharing and … Continue reading

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Cookie Stuffed Cookies? Really?

I spend a lot of time (probably too much) surfing around looking for amazing cakes, nifty tutorials, recipes, blogs, and other things that I can use for Quick Bites posts at Capital Confectioners, the blog of my local cake club. … Continue reading

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