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.

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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Proud Mary

We’re big fans of Mary Berry in the Delights Kitchen.  It was so nice to see her beat off stiff competition and pick up the award for Best TV Judge at the National Television Awards, last week (and we were … Continue reading

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The gentle art of procrastibaking

  Yes, I raise my hand up, as I am totally guilty of this.  In fact, this t-shirt, was probably made with me in mind. Procrastibaking:  The art of making cupcakes instead of doing something else you should be doing. … Continue reading

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