Author Archives: Delights by Cynthia

About Delights by Cynthia

I have a cake business and love all things sweet. I also empower and encourage women to start and develop their businesses and creative projects...Basically, equipping them to pursue their passions.

I’m spinning around

“All the world’s waiting for you, and the power you possess. In your satin tights, fighting for your rights, and the old Red, White and Blue…” As a child, I would hear that theme tune, stop what I was doing … Continue reading

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So Fab!

One the great things about the great British summer, is enjoying long hot, sunny days with a super-cool ice lolly (I think you call them ice-pops in the States). One of my favourite lollies is Fab.  This three-tiered lolly is … Continue reading

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Last week at Cake International

I can’t believe that it was only last weekend, that I was at Cake International.  It’s the UK’s leading baking, cake decorating and sugarcraft exhibition, held at Alexandra Palace. For me, it was an opportunity to check out at some … Continue reading

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An Excellent Cake

Matt had a birthday coming up. His team mates in the office got together to come up with ideas for his birthday cake. I can almost imagine the conversation: “What sort of cake shall we have made?” “I dunno?…” “what … Continue reading

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The secret ingredient

  When you bake, you must bake with love.  If you don’t bake with love in your heart (or at least a love of baking), what’s the point of baking? When you bake for someone or someone bakes for you, … Continue reading

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How sweet it is

Whenever I was heartbroken, my mum used to say, “Don’t worry dear, there’s someone out there for everyone,” and she was right.  After years of being literally left on the shelf, Colin the Caterpillar has found true love and he’s … Continue reading

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A little jaunt to Paris

We love this illustration by Kasia Dudziuk.  It’s so sweet, chic and stylish;  it has all the things you love about Paris (especially all those chi-chi places to eat cake).  I dream about doing this all the time. One day, when … Continue reading

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