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.

In for a penny, in for a pound

“I don’t eat meat, so I stick mainly to fish, vegetables and grains, but I think everyone should have a treat once in a while. My favourite is pound cake; it’s really rich and so much butter is used to … Continue reading

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Hope you had a cool yule

I must be honest. I needed to make a festive cake for an event…Pronto! I’m not sure why, but I went back in time (waaay back), to my Home Economics class in secondary school. One of the things we were … Continue reading

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Here’s to Christmas

Well by now, the last cakes should have left the Delights Kitchen and I’m knee deep in preparations for our family Christmas. Before I forget, here’s to a happy and peaceful day with you and yours… If you want to … Continue reading

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Oh Christmas tree, oh chocolate tree

Corentin Vignal is a 20 year old French chocolate and pastry maker, whose stunning chocolate work has caught my eye. At this young age, he has discovered a love and a passion to create works of art in chocolate. “After … Continue reading

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What’s on the table, Mabel?

If you’ve not seen the advert with Monty and Mabel, where in the world have you been? I popped into John Lewis the other day, just to do some last minute shopping (my husband keeps reminding me that I keep … Continue reading

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All I want for Christmas…

If Santa came down the chimney with a tub of Ben & Jerry’s Red Velvet Cake ice-cream, just for me,  I’d be so delighted, I’d have to kiss him under the mistletoe. Sadly this Red Velvet cake batter ice cream with Red … Continue reading

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Christmas Spice

My friend went to Grenada on holiday and brought me back some very special gifts: • Nutmeg • Cinnamon • Cloves It was such a delight to see spices in their natural state and not packaged in a jar or … Continue reading

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