Author Archives: Delights by Cynthia

About Delights by Cynthia

I have a cake business and love all things sweet. I also empower and encourage women to start and develop their businesses and creative projects...Basically, equipping them to pursue their passions.

Red Letter Days

These have got to be the most popular letters I cut out for celebration cakes… H A P P Y B I R T H D A Y

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Lex in the City

My best friend has a new man in her life. He is considerably younger than her and seems to occupy her time completely. He’s besotted with her and cannot wait to be with her. On our recent catch-up she showed … Continue reading

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Rosette Swirl Birthday Cake

Birthdays are one of my favourite celebrations to create cakes for. First birthdays are extra special. So it was such a delight to make this rosette cake for Isabella’s first birthday celebrations. Rich chocolate cake with chocolate buttercream, decorated with … Continue reading

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In praise of sprinkles

Those little dots of colour bring us so much fun and joy. ‘Sprinkling’ is probably the first job you allow your little ones to do, when you bake with them, this is because you can’t go wrong with sprinkles…A light … Continue reading

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The vibes of Vibrant Orchid

The 2014 Pantone Colour of the year is Vibrant Orchid. You have already seen Vibrant Orchid making an appearance on the runways for Spring 2014 fashion collections and you will see more of this colour in interiors and furnishings. Leatrice … Continue reading

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All we need is a piece of peace

Need a slice of joy? A piece of peace? Or a generous helping of love? Look no further than this Christmas cake and cupcake set. Especially the heart shaped candy cane. Happy Christmas one and all!

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Frosty the snowman

Frosty the Snowman, was a jolly happy soul, With a corn cob pipe and a button nose, and two eyes made of coal. Frosty the Snowman, is a fairytale, they say. He was made of snow, but the children know … Continue reading

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Was that cake bought or stollen?

Stollen cakes have been baked since the fourteenth century to resemble the baby Jesus wrapped in swaddling cloths. Some say it’s a bread, others say it’s a cake; the jury’s still out on this one (I say either way, it’s … Continue reading

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All I want for Christmas

“I love Christmas, I love the chaos and I love the stress, and I love pulling my hair out wondering what to buy for people. I love the sitting down with cookbooks and making shopping lists of ingredients, and I … Continue reading

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It is Christmas, afterall

Christmas miracles can happen in the kitchen.

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