Tuesday, February 8, 2011

Valentine's Demo

This Thursday, February 10th join me as I demo our decadent brownies in Yonkers, NY. First 20 attendees will get a FREE copy of our best-selling book: The Confetti Cakes Cookbook (it's in its sixth printing!)

Here's the info:

Sweet Valentine’s Day Treats With Celebrity Chef Elisa Strauss

Hosted By Westchester’s Premier Waterfront Condominium- Riverview Club


FREE BAKING DEMO on Thursday, February 10 From 6pm to 8pm

Learn How To Whip Up Tasty Indulgences


Your Coverage Is Invited

Yonkers, NY – February 2, 2010 – Just in time for Valentine’s Day, Elisa Strauss, owner and designer of Confetti Cakes®, will be demonstrating how to bake perfect holiday desserts at Riverview Club, Westchester’s premier waterfront condominium. On Thursday, February 10 from 6pm to 8pm, The Food Network veteran who frequently appears on “Extreme Cake Challenges,” will be offering up her expertise and showing guests how to prepare and decorate delicious Valentine’s treats. Scrumptious samples of her award-winning recipes will be served throughout the presentation.

The event is FREE and already filling up fast; those interested are encouraged to RSVP quickly to Staci Zampa at 914-965-6360 or email info@riverviewclub.com while there are still spaces available. The first twenty attendees will receive a complimentary signed copy of The Confetti Cakes Cookbook

Monday, February 7, 2011

Blast from the past

What's the saying? "Imitation is the sincerest of flattery" by Charles Caleb Colton
Just yesterday I was walking down Amsterdam Avenue and I was stopped dead in my tracks by a wedding cake magazine I saw in the window. I felt like I was dreaming. I was looking at my design on a cake, yet I hadn't made the cake. Yet, the design, piped in Royal Icing and using the brush embroidery technique, was what I had piped with my own two hands, but I didn't. You know what I mean.

It was my pattern but to be honest it was executed much better, much cleaner then I had! So I went inside the store to see who did it but alas it didn't say on first glance but I took a photo so you can see. The magazine looks to be from Australia which is such a coincidence. I have at least three classes this year with students flying in from Australia.

My Original Design

I looked up the original version that was featured in Modern Bride Magazine (R.I.P.) in 2003! The cake isn't even on our website anymore (besides the press section).

Well, I'm flattered.