Sugar Artist Spotlight: Chrissie Boon
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  • Sugar Artist Spotlight: Chrissie Boon

    • Anna Weisend
    • 24 Jun 2020

    Chrissie Boon’s interest in baking started early on with an easy bake oven. By the time she was in  high school she ran a small cookie business that had her doing thousands of cookies every Christmas from her parent’s kitchen.    It was only natural that she follow that love into a career.   Having discovered cake decorating part way though studying for a psychology degree in university Chrissie opened a custom cake shop her second year of university.    That business is ever expanding and she is now the owner of Icing Inspirations and Too Nice to Slice in...

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    Tutorial: Layered Kahlua and Cream Lollipops

    Tutorial: Layered Kahlua and Cream Lollipops

    • Anna Weisend
    • 10 Jun 2020

      Do you need a gift for an adult- or for the kid inside the adult?  Perhaps an event and are looking for something a little less serious and a bit more fun? Maybe you want to create  something a little bit custom but easy? These layered Kahlua and Cream Lollipops will fit the bill. These are super quick to make and even quicker to bring a smile to someone’s face. Gather the necessary ingredients and equipment (this is enough to make 12-18 lollipops): 2- 12 cavity  1-1 1/4" round silicone sucker molds 18- 4” sucker sticks (we used white...

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    Sugar Artist Spotlight- Alexandra Curry
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  • Sugar Artist Spotlight- Alexandra Curry

    • Anna Weisend
    • 27 May 2020

    Alexandra Curry is an award-winning cake pop artist and the creator of Poppy Paint.  She has been making cake pop for nine years and is known for the meticulous detail put into her edible creations.  Alex's love of decorating cake pops let to her creation of Poppy Paint, which is the only edible paint designed to work on chocolate.  Based in the Oklahoma City area, Alex and her husband manage the company together while raising their two boys. Please view some samples of her work below. You can visit her website at www.poppypaint.com  or follow her at www.instagram.com/poppypaints    ...

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    Introducing CP Candybis
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  • Introducing CP Candybis

    • Anna Weisend
    • 13 May 2020

      Here at CakePlay Inc, we have just released a new line of products.  Please welcome CP Candybis, our CBD hard candies!  Thank you to everyone who has tried them.  We’ve had a lot of inquiries so we are going to try to answer some questions for you. What is CBD? CBD is short for Cannabidiol.  It is an extract from the hemp plant. The oil is a non-psychoactive chemical meaning that it will not make you “high”.  CBD should not be confused with Marijuana or THC.  THC is a psychoactive chemical in Marijuana that will produce the high commonly...

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    Sugar Artist Spotlight: Ceri Griffiths
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  • Sugar Artist Spotlight: Ceri Griffiths

    • Anna Weisend
    • 29 Apr 2020

    Award winning Author and Product Designer Ceri Griffiths is an International Teacher, Judge, Show host, and TV personality. Ceri graduated in 1980 from Cardiff College of bakery and confectionery with distinctions after completing his three year training. During this period he represented his college at various bakery and industry events winning cups, ribbons, and awards for his college. As a proud recipient of the Oklahoma State Sugar Art Show medal of honor and winner of the 2018 Masters tiered wedding cake competition, Ceri continues to inspire students to aim higher whilst proving his own knowledge and skills are still current....

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    Working Inside the Box
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  • Working Inside the Box

    • Anna Weisend
    • 15 Apr 2020

    A lot has changed in the last month. “Normal” is on pause.   If sugar is your full-time job you may not be working right now.  If you are, you are probably reinventing your business.  If sugar is part-time or a hobby, it most likely on hold for you at the moment. Maybe you are dealing with anger, anxiety, grief, and a whole mixed bag of emotions.  If you are looking for something different to focus on start thinking inside the box!  Yes, that is counter-intuitive to the culturally accepted counterpart.  However, there is gold in that box!  Stay with me...

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