Monthly Archives: January 2011

Cake Tales: Scarysaurus

I got an email enquiry for a birthday cake for a four year old boy called Gabriel.  The brief was simple:  a Birthday cake for a boy.  He loves chocolate and he wants a dinosaur cake to scare the girls … Continue reading

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The Rings

I take off my rings whenever I bake and decorate or decorate a cake.  It’s for health, safety and hygiene reasons.  They always look quite sad and lonely on the table…

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Press coverage

There’s always a buzz of excitement when the latest issue of Wedding Cakes – A Design Source lands on the doormat.  But it’s even more exciting when a Delights by Cynthia cake is featured in there too! Rose and Velvet … Continue reading

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Cake Tales: Alice in Londonland

 Once upon a time (way before Tim Burton’s epic invited us to be inspired with all things Alice) I received a phone call from London’s Lounge Lover with a cake request.  “There’s a couple getting married, and they’d like a … Continue reading

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Peacock Revoloution

The Peacock Revoloution is a blog post from Ananya Cards.  Check out the gorgeous Peacock Feather Cake by Delights by Cynthia.

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Baking tips

You need to get the basics right, before you can produce beautiful cakes.  Here’s a few to get you started: Preheat the oven to the correct temperature mentioned in the recipe Weigh your ingredients accurately Use the right size tin Happy baking!

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Cake Tales: Pie and Mash

Some say there’s a book in everyone.  But I say there’s a  special cake to be made for each person.  Over the years I have had the pleasure and privilege to make cakes for some pretty amazing events and celebrations.  I … Continue reading

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Chocolicious

I don’t wear nail varnish for health and safety reasons (I have to suffer for my art).  But on a recent night out, I glossed my nails with this mouth-watering Chocolicious nail colour from Stargazer.  This divine cocoa colour looks as scrumptious on as it does … Continue reading

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Nice homework if you can get it

Jemimah, my seven year old, is in Year 3.  They are going to do a class project on chocolate.  To begin with, they class were asked to do a mind map on what they know about chocolate.  Here’s what’s in the mind of … Continue reading

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New look

We’re very excited in the Delights Kitchen for a number of reasons. The main one is that we’re going for a whole new look with our branding and the way we do things. The cakes will have the same fantastic … Continue reading

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