Category Archives: Experimental Techniques

The Last Cookie Bender

Or maybe the first. Probably somewhere in between. It was either that or a Futurama joke and I do try to keep this blog family-friendly. Anyway. COOKIE BENDING! A friend on G+ challenged me to make a bent-clock cookie as … Continue reading

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Gummy Stars and Stripes

Last weekend I attended the 2013 Frosting Creators of San Antonio Day of Sharing and decided to do some further gummy experiments with the excuse of entering a piece into their “Born in the USA” themed contest. I wanted to … Continue reading

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Opaque Gummy Recipe Posted

I made this recipe its own page here: http://www.eat-the-evidence.com/gummy/opaque-gummy/ and will be adding more Gummy information pages in the next few days. [Translate]

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Austin Cake Show Wrap-Up

It was another exciting year at the That Takes the Cake! Sugar Arts Show here in Austin, and I’m thrilled to report that I accomplished my goal in winning the Innovator Award. This was a new prize at the show, … Continue reading

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That’s No Moon

That’s a 2.25″ solid ball of homemade gummy candy shaped like a Death Star. What’s even better is it’s super easy to make. Simply follow my Basic Gummy Recipe in any flavour you like, but make a double batch to … Continue reading

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Multiple Layers of Wrong…and Chocolate!

The cutest alien ever on Doctor Who is undoubtedly the Adipose, which are little living lumps of fatty tissue. So when I decided to make a cake for my friend Kyla (who is also president of our cake club and … Continue reading

Posted in Cake Decorating, Cupcakes and Mini Cakes, Experimental Techniques, Fancy cakes, General Freakishness, Severe Nerdery | 7 Comments

Marbled Gummy

A G+ friend asked about marbling gummy while its in a viscous state. However one of the difficulties with gummy is that it pretty much has no viscous state. It’s not like a syrup that thickens as it cools; it … Continue reading

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Bleedin’ Rats!

I don’t take cake orders. I don’t have a regular business, so pretty much if I’m making a cake for someone, it’s because it’s a charitable effort I support, a close friend, or in exchange for some other favour. So … Continue reading

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Well That Explains Count Chocula

I’m making a zombie rat cake that bleeds, so I needed to make some edible fake blood. If any of the above statement confuses you, you’re reading the wrong food blog… Anyway. I Googled around for recipes and found a … Continue reading

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Alien Dog Cake for Peo

Last February I got to volunteer in Mike McCarey’s (aka the Cake God, even though he doesn’t like it when we call him that, thus proving how much more deserving he is of the title) classes after the Austin cake … Continue reading

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