Monthly Archives: February 2012

Wedding Cake

It won’t surprise you that some of my favourite films include some pretty great weddings.  The other Sunday, the girls and I watched Father of the Bride, with the amazing Steve Martin.  One of my favourite scenes in the film, … Continue reading

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Fake Bake

If you love  the sweet aroma of cupcakes baking in the oven biscuits cooling on the cooling rack the waft of a sprinkling of vanilla icing sugar as it dusts the top of a victoria sponge But don’t have the … Continue reading

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Cake Extra

The bottom line is this…I hate wasting food, which also means I hate wasting cake.  There’s always cake in the Delights Kitchen. Whenever I bake, I trim away the not-so-perfect bits, so my customers get the best cake possible – … Continue reading

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A little bit of sugar

All you need is a little bit of sugar, to get you through the day…You decide which one.    or Have a sweet day!

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Something sweet for the weekend?

Things got a little steamy in the Delights Kitchen, this week.  What with all the excitement of getting Valentine’s cards, gifts and showers of affection from Idris Elba, Freddie Ljunberg, Beto Perez, D’Angelo…and my gorgeous husband. These incredible men inspired me … Continue reading

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With love, from me to you…

Hey you! You thought you wouldn’t get anything for Valentine’s Day?…Thought you’d you’d been overlooked or forgotten today? You don’t need the Royal Mail, or Clintons or your local florist to prove that you are loved…Deep down you know that already. … Continue reading

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LOVE Unlimited

The LOVE Cake is part of the Delights by Cynthia 2012 Cake Collection.  This classic contemporary design is right on trend not just for Valentine’s Day, but for new romantics and true romantics. The cake is made of three square tiers … Continue reading

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Diva Delights

I can’t tell you how much I loathe washing up.  Even with the dishwasher (and a helping hand from my lovely husband), there seems to be a never-ending mountain of items which need washing up, in Delights Kitchen.  With all the buttercream, frosting … Continue reading

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Any takers?

I love this shade of pastel pink nail colour from OPI.  The name really tickled me too…It’s called I’ll take the cake and it reminds me of delicate sugar roses.

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Cupcake Wrapper

Popped into Primarni the other day and saw this cute cupcake wrapping paper.  I bought a few rolls – I’m a mum who buys birrthday cards, presents and wrapping paper in bulk – we’re averaging about two birthday parties and ‘girly get … Continue reading

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