Monthly Archives: March 2012

Still milking this birthday…

I got some gorgeous cards this birthday.  I loved the fact that family and friends took the time to keep it on a cake tip.

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Bake the blues away

Whenever there’s a low point in my life, it has never got in the way of my baking and cake creating.  I can never be too tired or deflated to step into the Delights Kitchen and cause a stir with … Continue reading

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How many candles on the cake?

You know you are getting old when the candles cost more than the cake. ~ Bob Hope ~ I’m still celebrating my birthday, and it’s not even a special one.  You know me, it’s all about the cake.  I just … Continue reading

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It’s my birthday and I’ll bake if I want to

So, it’s my birthday today.  Another year older (yes, I know, I don’t look it) and supposedly wiser.  Of course there’ll be a fair amount of cakery in the Delights Kitchen today.  Once the cake orders for the day are … Continue reading

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Calendar Girl

This is the pic of the month on the calendar in the Delights Kitchen. Story of my life, or what?…

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It’s a chocolate cake, for you!

My daughter Phoebe coloured in this picture at school, the other day. “It’s a chocolate cake for you Mummy…It’s got lots of candles on it, because you are a big girl”. Enough said.  

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All frosting and no cake?

One of my favourite sayings is: You’re all talk and no trousers It basically describes a person who talks about doing big and great things, but doesn’t actually get round to putting their words into actions.  There’s a north London saying which is: You’re all … Continue reading

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Fan of the Month – February

Are you a member of the Delights by Cynthia Fan Club?  It’s so nice to get feedback from customers who have enjoyed my cakes.  In February, I decided to randomly choose a Fan of the Month and surprise them with … Continue reading

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Big Cook, Little Cook

I’m not the only one who enjoys baking in our home.  A little somebody has been having hours of fun with this Baking Set, £23, sent from  The Baking Set includes six baking accessories including a mixing bowl, measuring jug, spoon, whisk and spatula … Continue reading

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I’m delighted!

I can’t tell you how thrilled, excited and delighted to be nominated for two awards…. (cue: drumroll) I’ve been nominated for the Business Woman of the Year for the Women4Africa Awards UK.  This award is for women of African origin (my … Continue reading

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