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.

Serve you right

Being an old art and design student, I’m always admiring beautiful works of art and inspirational design.  When a great product is designed around cake, I am doubly thrilled.   Check out the Magisso Cake Server by Maria Kivijärvi.  You … Continue reading

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Carrie, Miranda, Charlotte, Samantha and Cupcakes

Can you believe it is 20 years since we were introduced to Carrie, Charlotte, Miranda and Samantha. There were many memorable moments in the series, but for some of us who like the sweet stuff, the most memorable moment tool … Continue reading

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Sweet Tweet

There’s quite a lot of negativity out there at the monent, so I thought I’d bring some joy with this story.  It’s quite old but it still goes to show how one person’s actions can make a huge difference. Teenager … Continue reading

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24 Karat Magic

Gold chocolate is all the rage, thanks to Callebut. The Belgian chocolate makers recently introduced the new colour and flavour to its finest Belgian chocolate range. The new caramel flavoured chocolate “Gold” joined the range of white, milk and dark … Continue reading

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For Cake’s Sake!

In the weeks leading up to the Royal Wedding, there was much speculation in the cake community, firstly about who would make the cake, and then what style it would be.  There was probably about as much excitement about the … Continue reading

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Today’s the day! #RoyalWedding

At last the Big Day has arrived.  I’m super-excited about today’s Royal Wedding and of course I’ve been baking something in celebration.  As the Bride and Groom make their vows, I will be in the front of the television, taking … Continue reading

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Kitchen Nightmares

I want to level with you; can I just be real here (among the filtered photos and selfie lights)? I actually have some baking fears…Yes, fears about certain bakes cakes and recipes.  There are things that I have just backed … Continue reading

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