Cupcakes and Cocktails 2013 Benefiting Arc of the Capital Area

This is the second year the Austin Food Blogger Alliance hosted the Cupcakes and Cocktails fundraiser benefit. This year the fundraiser was for Arc of the Capital Area. Local bakeries created delicious cocktail themed cupcakes using Texas spirits for guests to enjoy. The generous bakeries that participated were Crema Bakery and Cafe, Sugar Mama\’s Bakeshop, SugaPlump Pastries, Delish, Butter Stick Bakery and Blue Note Bakery
Sweet and salty strawberry margarita cupcakes from Crema Bakery and Cafe
\”Summer Mimosa\” cupcakes from Delish
\”Dark and Stormy\” cupcakes with Treaty Oak rum from Delish
Fredericksburg peach cake, champagne butter cream with Starlite Vodka & peach Brandy from Blue Note Bakery
Paloma cupcakes by Sugar Mama\’s Bakeshop with T1 Tequila

Along with cupcakes there were some excellent Texas beers and liquor sponsors to include T1 Tequila, Treaty Oak Distilling, T1 Tequila and Hops and Grains Brewery.

Not only did Le Cordon Bleu provide their time and space, they treated guests to savory appetizers such as bacon wrapped scallops and pâté on crostinis.

There was also a silent auction with items donated by some great companies from local art, cooking classes, Cupcakes and Cocktails specially labeled wines, gift cards and beautiful bouquets Central Market.

One of the many flower arrangements donated by Central Market

A big thanks to AFBA and all the generous sponsors, donors, bakers, volunteers and attendees for a boozy, sugary and fun filled Friday night.

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