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.

Do you like chocolate cake?

If you like great children’s stories and you like chocolate cake, you will take great delight in Michael Rosen’s rich and delicious descriptions.  If you have little ones with you, gather round, sit comfortably and press play.

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Not all it’s cracked-up to be

If you follow a special diet for health, social or religious reasons, there’s no reason why you should miss out on cake. If you bake an egg-less cake, here are a few alternative substitutes for eggs, which will still allow … Continue reading

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Cakespiration: Shoe decoration

You can find inspiration for cakes everywhere.  My friend Simone has the cutest pair of pumps with this ruffle design and a flash of silver. I can definitely see this effect being used on the celebration cake. I’m going to … Continue reading

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Born in the USA #cupcakes

Us Brits proudly stand behind the fairy cake.  But cupcakes were definitely born in the USA.  So to celebrate American Independence Day this week, I created these peanut butter and jelly cupcakes, in honour of the all-American sandwich, which the … Continue reading

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Charming!

When I’m not baking up a storm, I do like like to ditch the apron and attempt to look my best.  Now, I’m not the hippest chick on the block, but I feel I do have my own personal style. … Continue reading

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Totes Amazing

Oh, it was love at first sight (bite), when we saw these Sprinkles Totes from the Shoe Bakery…Santa, if you’re reading this post; it’s not too early to start your Christmas shopping…I have been good girl.  Plus I would totally … Continue reading

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Mellow yellow

Things got a little warmer and brighter in the Delights Kitchen. I made a lemon cake with lemon buttercream and lemon curd. The cake was decorated with, you guessed it…yellow decorations: • Candles • Satin ribbon • Metallic edible paint … Continue reading

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