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.

Friday Fun: Has anyone seen that cake?

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Cakes for an Ace

Tennis ace, Rachael Porsz celebrated her 30th birthday recently. I created this cake for her. A rich chocolate cake with Oreo Cookie buttercream. The cake was decorated with an edible photo of Rachael in action. I included the lyrics to … Continue reading

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Mr Cool

Occasionally I get to leave the Delights Kitchen and head out for a jolly. It usually involves eating or drinking something yummy. I was recently invited to an event hosted by Ben & Jerry’s. Can you imagine an evening where … Continue reading

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A U-Turn on Cupcakes

Duff Goldman has never been shy and retiring about his loathing of cupcakes. However, we all have a chance to repent and mend the error of our ways. It seems that the Ace of Cakes has had a little change … Continue reading

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Adventures in chocolate

Every time this M&S advert appears on our television, the whole family is rendered silent. An adventure in chocolate.  There’s no place I’d rather be…

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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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