Monthly Archives: July 2013

Phillipa Fairy Cake and the Secret Pets’ Tea Party

Fancy a super-sweet holiday read for your littlees? How about Phillipa Fairy Cake and the Secrets’ Tea Party by Sarahjane Funnell Phillipa loves fairy cakes. She loves them almost as much as she loves her pet cat Little Miss Whiskers. … Continue reading

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Cake manifesto

What a great manifesto for cake! Ms Cupcake: The Naughtiest Vegan Cupcakes in Town, published by Square Peg, is filled with indulgent recipes to make at home for vegan, dairy free and gluten free diets. Bake, eat and enjoy!

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Yummy treats

Check out these gorgeous treats from Nims Treats. Each item is an individually handcrafted sugar-free delight; made of felt. Fancy a bakewell tart? Or how about a macaroon? Perfect for a gift or a guilt-free indulgence.

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Hey Sweet Stuff?

Has anyone ever told you how scrummy you are? Have you ever told anyone how scrummy they are? You can, with the cutest card from Distinkt Cards Go on, I dare you…

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Am I in Denial?

I made this pyramid cake a few months ago. I loved the challenge of creating something less conventional than a square or round cake. The order was placed by a man for his girlfriend. Being the nosey type that I … Continue reading

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I’m BAKING hot

As much as we love this sunshine, it’s a pretty tricky time for us bakers and cake decorators. Here’s a few top tips to keep it cool in the kitchen and things will run smoothly: • Bake early or late … Continue reading

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She just jumped into my basket

I was in Tesco’s the other day. Suddenly, I heard this teeny tiny, little voice; “Take me with you…I want to come to your house…I know I will be amongst friend,” and there she was, the cutest little cupcake card. … Continue reading

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Bronze Award for Delights by Cynthia

We’re doing the Happy Dance in the Delights Kitchen today. I’m delighted to announce that I have been awarded a Bronze Website Award by Mumpreneur UK, for the Delights by Cynthia website. Mumpreneur UK is the UK’s leading support network … Continue reading

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Is it greedy to ask for both?

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The Cat and the Hat

When Laura Grambel graduated from Indiana University, her mother ordered a graduation cake for her graduation party. She ordered a photo-cake, with a scroll and requested that the cake should be in the school’s colours. Her final request was for … Continue reading

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