Archive for 'Baked Goods' Category

We’re Back!

Aug 5th, 2015 by Gemma | Comments Off on We’re Back!

Did you miss us? We’re very happy to say that this weekend (August 8th and 9th) we will be starting back at both of our regular markets. That’s the SFC Downtown Market on 4th and Guadalupe from 9am til 1pm on Saturday and HOPE Farmers Market at Plaza Saltillo on Sunday from 11am til 3pm. […]

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Alice In Wonderland Baby Shower

May 25th, 2015 by Gemma | Comments Off on Alice In Wonderland Baby Shower

There’s nothing more fun than being our own clients! We usually use it as an excuse to test out new recipes and go a little overboard. Our baby shower cake was no exception. We had an Alice in Wonderland theme so finally decided on the Caterpillar atop his mushroom asking “whooo are youuu?” as the […]

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King Cakes 2015

Jan 23rd, 2015 by Gemma | Comments Off on King Cakes 2015

It’s crazy how time flies, we’re already almost 3 weeks into the King Cakes season for this year and it’s a tiny season, we only have just over 3 weeks left! This will mark our fourth season providing them to Austin aficionados (to natives, NOLA ex-pats, heck… to anyone who knows and cares about yummy King Cake), […]

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Blues Clues

Oct 20th, 2014 by Gemma | Comments Off on Blues Clues

We’re always thrilled when people return to us for more cake. That means we made them happy, and that makes up very happy indeed. That’s what we’re here for after all. This cake was a 9″ bottom tier and a 6″ top tier. The Blue on the top is modeled from rice crispy treats so […]

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Station Identification

Feb 19th, 2014 by Michael | Comments Off on Station Identification

I feel it’s good to post a reminder now and again of who we are, what we do, and where we can be found. So, here we go: We are Curious Confections LLC, a small Cottage Bakery in Austin, TX. We are built upon the finest traditions of English and European pastry and patisserie, with a […]

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Voodoo King and Queen Cakes

Jan 16th, 2014 by Michael | 1

We’re expanding our already delicious lineup of King Cakes by adding two flavors of a new style this year… this time, there’s chocolate to be had! It is my pleasure to introduce you to the Voodoo King and the Voodoo Queen. The Voodoo King Cake features a coconut cream cheese filling, a rich chocolate ganache […]

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King Cake Season 2014

Jan 6th, 2014 by Michael | Comments Off on King Cake Season 2014

Today is Twelfth Night — Epiphany — and that marks the beginning of Mardi Gras, and more importantly to us here at Curious Confections, that ushers in King Cake season. As a New Orleans boy it would be a crime against man and nature if I didn’t insist that we offer King Cakes… not that […]

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Rapunzel

Dec 18th, 2013 by Gemma | Comments Off on Rapunzel

With a design based off of a fairy tale this is a vanilla cake with vanilla buttercream. The tower had a pvc base so it could be a keepsake after the party.

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Cthulhu Cake

Dec 2nd, 2013 by Gemma | Comments Off on Cthulhu Cake

la! la! Cthulhu Fthagn! All hail the Greatest of Old Ones, worshiped by cultists and feared. How to turn something that is described as unspeakable or the “sticky spawn of stars” into cake. Thankfully some brave souls lingered and before the madness took them described “a monster of vaguely anthropoid outline, but with an octopus-like […]

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