Author Archives: Delights by Cynthia

About Delights by Cynthia

I have a cake business called Delights by Cynthia. I blog about cakes, treats and all things sweet.

Baking again?

During these lockdown days, we flit from the laptop to the hand mixer with relative ease, baking sweet treats and comfort food.  My WhatsApp messages are filled with images of home baked goods, recommended recipes, along with random messages with … Continue reading

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Are you bored of banana cake?

During these strange times of Lockdown due to COVID-19, we’ve been making do with what we have in our store cupboards, fridges and pantries.  I usually bake banana cake with overripe bananas. Over past two weeks, I have not been … Continue reading

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Hot Cross buns, anyone?

Hot cross buns, hot cross buns, One a penny, two a penny, hot cross buns… There are many new variations of hot cross buns such as apple, chocolate or salted caramel. But I’m a bit old school, I like the … Continue reading

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It’s what’s inside that counts

Fridays are usually super-busy for me; I’m either baking or decorating cakes, ready for celebrations over the weekend. But nothing was going to stop me attending the Krispy Kreme, Magic in the Middle Pop-Up event showcasing the new Original Filled … Continue reading

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Secret Sip

To mark FairTrade fortnight, the FairTrade Foundation unveils its first secret hot chocolate salon from 25 February – 3 March. Inside an east London newsagent, tucked away behind the magazines and snacks, Chocolate lovers are invited to press a secret … Continue reading

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Chin-chin with chocolates

  Cocktails anyone? At last, London finally has its own chocolate cocktail bar, in Brick Lane, with every cocktail on the menu based and laced with the good stuff. It’s a wonder we’ve managed so long without one.  The concept … Continue reading

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The joy of sprinkles

I’m not sure why, but all that pop and colour, just bring out the joy! Nothing beats sprinkles, they have the power to take you back to your childhood, to that happy place. Happy Friday!

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