Category Archives: 60th Birthday

Pop Life

It’s time to celebrate! You can’t have a party without popcorn, right… Trader Joe’s have recently launched Trader Joe’s Birthday Cake Popcorn. Described as a party in a bag, it’s here to make your day-to-day life, just a bit more … Continue reading

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Red Letter Days

These have got to be the most popular letters I cut out for celebration cakes… H A P P Y B I R T H D A Y

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Was that cake bought or stollen?

Stollen cakes have been baked since the fourteenth century to resemble the baby Jesus wrapped in swaddling cloths. Some say it’s a bread, others say it’s a cake; the jury’s still out on this one (I say either way, it’s … Continue reading

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Anniversary cake

I’ll never forget Saturday 15 June 2002.  It was the day that England beat Denmark 2-0 in the World Cup…It was also my wedding day (I was five minutes late because I was watching the football).  We celebrated our ten year … Continue reading

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Diesel Dads

With Father’s Day approaching, I thought it be fitting to honour the dads, especially all the dads I meet in the Delights Kitchen. Diesel Dads, as I call them are young (well, they’re about my age, so that’s middle-youth, baby), … Continue reading

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Candles on the cake

If you’ve ordered a birthday cake from Delights by Cynthia; your cake will have candles on it (unless you specifically ask me not to, of course).  I couldn’t bear the thought of someone ordering a cake, taking it to the … Continue reading

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People say the nicest things

As the year draws to an end, I’m reminded of the fact that as much as I love to bake and create cakes; there are people out there who love what I do too.. “One of the many things that … Continue reading

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Board stiff

When I decorate cakes, I rarely leave the cake board exposed (showing the silver covering).  I believe that when you cover the  cake board with fondant, it gives the cake a better finish and brings an element of colour and co-ordination to the … Continue reading

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