Make Your Nerdy Revenge Sweet with Nerdy Nummies

By on Thursday, August 22nd, 2013

164953_682335441781061_1313238045_nI know that Comic Con was a few weeks ago now and the summer blockbusters are winding down, but with the new television season is creeping up on the horizon and the promotions beginning for several major franchises’ autumn and Thanksgiving/holiday releases, my inner nerd isn’t going into hibernation any time soon. In fact, it seems to be spreading. Lucky for me, I found Rosanna Pansino’s Nerdy Nummies tutorials on YouTube and a new, tasty outlet has been opened for my nerdiness. Read the rest of this entry »

Nerdcake of the Week: Super Mario Cupcakes by hello naomi

By on Thursday, September 2nd, 2010

Super Mario Cupcake by hello naomi

There’s nothing more classic geek than Super Mario Brothers.  I love how sharply detailed the iconic little characters turn out in fondant!

Amazing cupcakes and picture by ATC favorite and baker extraordinaire, hello naomi. Thanks to GeekSugar for the cupcake tip!

Cupcakes Take the Stage at SXSW

By on Monday, March 15th, 2010

Cupcakes took center stage on Friday night at the SXSW Music/Film/Interactive Festival during the Pastries and Pasties Burlesque Cupcake Cookoff. Austin’s cupcake heavyweights Polkadots, MadCakes, The Cupcake Bar, Toot Sweet, Holy Cacao and Delish squared off while members of Texas’ premier burlesque troupes strip-teased the night away. From the looks of the bakeries’ (and the burlesque troupes’) websites, it must have been quite a night.

Toot Sweet Cupcakes at Pastries and Pasties (picture courtesy of Tiffany Bacon)

After assiduous internet searches and more than a few emails, I finally obtained a cupcake picture from this year’s event.  You’d think that there’d be plenty of pictures of just about anything from a tech conference, but I guess everybody was too busy having fun and eating cupcakes :)

The cupcake fun continued on Sunday at the SXSW Cupcake Social hosted by our fellow food bloggers at Cupcakes Take the Cake and by You can follow Cupcakes Take the Cake’s Nichelle Stevens’ live tweets from the event here. But alas, as yet, no pictures.