Monthly Archives: April 2012

Fan of the Month: April 2012

Charlotte Whitmarsh is the Delights by Cynthia Fan of the Month for April 2012.  Charlotte has been a fan of Delights by Cynthia since 2009.  She won a Giant Cupcake in a competition to celebrate National Cupcake week.  Since then … Continue reading

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Cake Extra: Do fries go with that shake?

3.30-4.30pm is known as sneaky-cheeky girl time in our home.  I pick Jemimah up from school and we just hang out together. Jemimah gets an hour with me, before we pick up Phoebe and before ‘Daddy Delights’ arrives home from … Continue reading

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We’re going global, baby!

We had fun in the Delights Kitchen the other day, with a truly international flavour.  Michelle lives in Toronto; on her return flight from Freetown, Sierra Leone, she had to wait 12 hours in London, for her connecting flight. So … Continue reading

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35 years ago today

It’s a well documented fact that I baked my first cake when I was eight years old on the Queen’s birthday during the Silver Jubilee.  It’s Her Majesty’s birthday today.  Happy Birthday Ma’am! To celebrate the Queen’s birthday and to celebrate the … Continue reading

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Do real men really bake like this?

Not sure if I totally agree, but the picture tickled my fancy…

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Hot stuff

One thing is for certain at Delights by Cynthia; the cakes have to taste as good as they look.  To do this, I need to keep on having fun with flavour. This week I got the chance to dabble with … Continue reading

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Fan of the Month – March 2012

We’re certainly causing a stir among our Facebook fans.  For March, we got the chance to present the delightful Bobbi Kumari with a box of cupcakes that are almost as sassy as she is.  Bobbi could quite easily be the … Continue reading

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My Birthday Girl

We’re big on birthdays in the Delights household, for obvious reasons. Last week Jemimah turned nine.  I can’t even begin to think of what our lives were like before she arrived in the world. Being big on birthdays means being … Continue reading

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Good moms and great moms…

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360 degrees of cake

How fab is this 360 degrees of cake poster by Linus Kraemer I want one now!

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