Monthly Archives: March 2013

An Easter egg with meaning

The Real Easter Egg was launched in 2010 by the Meaningful Chocolate Company. Out of the 80 million eggs on sale in the UK, The Real Easter Egg is the first and only egg to explain the religious significance of … Continue reading

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Hot cross buns

In many Christian countries, hot crust buns have been eaten during Lent, right through to Good Friday. The cross on the bun is a symbol of the Crucifixion. During the reign of Elizabeth I, in 1592, a decree was given … Continue reading

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If you want your candy fix over Easter, try this Fluffy Egg bath ballistic, £2.95, from LUSH. Pop this in your bath and it will be like bathing in a mass of marshmallow, candy floss and jelly bean scented water. … Continue reading

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Dunkin’ Delights

I walk very fast – I walk like I’m on a mission (I also tend to power walk, to get in that bit of exercise). One morning, I was rushing to meet a customer for a cake consultation at a … Continue reading

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Cake or Cupcake? Eat your words

“I had to think about this, as I love all cake, but if I really have to choose – it would be a slice of cheesecake, my all time favourite. Traditional cheesecake has always been baked in my family, so … Continue reading

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day

Happy St. Patrick’s Day from the Delights Kitchen. We thought we’d celebrate by making some special cupcakes: Chocolate Guinness cupcakes with Irish Cream frosting Vanilla cupcakes with Irish Cream frosting Of course, they’d go down well with a traditional Irish … Continue reading

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Cake or cupcake? – ‘Places please’

“A slice of cake any day. There’s nothing like a bit of warm, soft, moist chocolate or banana cake accompanied with a dollop of fresh homemade vanilla ice-cream.” – Femi Olufowoju, jnr – Director

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Sweet Mother

Mother’s Day is always a bittersweet day for me. As much as love the hugs and cuddles, the handmade cards and flowers; I still miss my mum. It’s coming up to five years since my mum passed away. Whenever I … Continue reading

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You’re a superwoman!

Some women out there need to be reminded how: awesome amazing super they are. Celebrate yourself today on International Women’s Day! Cause I am a Superwoman Yes I am Yes she is Even when I’m a mess I still put … Continue reading

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Cake Tales: World Book Day – Cooking the books

Today is World Book Day, so I thought I’d share one of my favourite cakes with you. Justin ordered a cake for his wife Nicola’s birthday. Nicola is a teacher, who really loves her job. Justin wanted a cake that … Continue reading

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