Monthly Archives: July 2012

Fan of the month: July 2012

There were some hot contenders for the Delights by Cynthia Facebook Fan of the Month, but this month the cute box of cuppies went to De’Borah.  I made the cupcakes with a musical theme, as she is a gifted and talented … Continue reading

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London rocks!

I’m so excited to be in the best place on the planet right now. Tonight the Olympics opening ceremony kicks off with the greatest show on earth; and I can’t wait.  The Olympic torch made its way through Islington yesterday.  … Continue reading

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Every girl’s dream…allegedly

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Women of a certain age

When my mum turned 50 we had a family get together, so of course, there was cake.  This is one of the cakes I vividly remember being involved in.  I came up with the design and my sister put the … Continue reading

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School’s out!

Hurrah! School’s out.  Six weeks of summer fun and no school run.  The calendar on the Delights Kitchen wall is beginning to fill up with swimming lessons, playdates and even a day at the Olympics, for one special girly in … Continue reading

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Let’s get physical

It delights me no end to know that there are fitness trainers who aren’t all power shakes and protein bars; but they actually give in to the good stuff every now and then. I’ve made two cakes for fitness trainers … Continue reading

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The girl with the heart of gold

It was lovely to be given free-reign to create a birthday cake recently.  It didn’t take me long to think about the beautiful qualities this person has, when I was sketching this designs for this cake.  This girl has a … Continue reading

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Nil by mouth

When you’re poorly, it wouldn’t hurt to have some cake to put some pep in your step – unless you’re under strict orders by the doctor, to stay off the good stuff. A spoonful of sugar is supposed to make … Continue reading

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The art of cake

I take great delight in the work of Wayne Thiebaud; an American painter who paints heavenly visions of cakes, pies and pastries.  His work is bold and colourful and was definitely a forerunner to pop art. Many people wonder if his cakes and … Continue reading

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Maths class with cake

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