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.

New Choux

Choux pastry is light dough that rises in the oven, leaving the inside soft and hollow and the outside golden and crispy. It is a staple of every patisserie in France, but the quality of such pastry has been hard … Continue reading

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Just a spoonful of sugar

We all love some sweetness in our cakes. Here are a few sugary top tips for bakers: • If you want to reduce your sugar intake for health reasons, such as diabetes, use sweeteners as an alternative to sugar. Be … Continue reading

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Friday Fun

Let’s have some fun, this Friday. Depending on which phone I’m using, my bakery name would be: Fancy Chocolate Corner or Fancy Cake Pop Corner What’s your bakery name?

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Baking power

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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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