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.

Cake on the dark side

My teenage daughter seems to think that music began when Justin Bieber started posting songs on YouTube.  Her older and wiser mother thinks otherwise. My music collection is probably as vast as my recipe collection.  I will dip in and … Continue reading

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Birthday Biscuits

I’m a busy mum. As we head towards the end of each week, I’m surprised with the amount I am able to achieve, yet I sometimes still feel overwhelmed with what is still left on my to-do list. My eldest … Continue reading

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Can you imagine a life without cupcakes?

I popped into Primark recently and saw this mug and I had to have one. A Life without cupcakes, is a life without love These are my sentiments, exactly.  Now someone put the kettle on and make me a cuppa.  … Continue reading

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Oh WOW!

  If you follow a gluten free diet, you shouldn’t have to miss out on delicious cakes and treats.  WOW Cakes cake mixes allow you to make light and fluffy, gluten free cakes with ease. WOW cake mixes are natural, … Continue reading

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Cakespiration: Bake to school with cupcakes

  There’s nothing like stepping out of the Delights Kitchen, with my cupcake carrier, in order to be fired up and inspired about all things cake.  Last week I had the privilege of spending the day at a school for … Continue reading

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You can’t keep a great cake maker down

I read this story in the news and Kaylyn McGuyrt has totally inspired me. After an ATV accident and losing her arm, right-handed  Kaylyn McGuyrt thought her career as a Cake Decorator was over over.  Seven months after her accident, … Continue reading

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Caketastic competition

Every year the Telegraph Hill festival in South East London, hosts an annual cake competition.  Each year there are set themes and bakers and cake decorators can enter a cake based on the themes.  The festival is open to the … Continue reading

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