Category Archives: Age


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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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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Make way for the littlest sugarcrafter

Some afternoons when I’m working on a cake, I sometimes have a little company. She has her own little workboard and rolling pin… She’s only five, but my Phoebe is getting quite creative with her sugarcraft.

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Little Miss Birthday

It was Phoebe’s (my little one) birthday a while back. We go all out with cake in the Delights family, for birthdays. She took some inspiration from a birthday cake I created for one of my favourite customers; a Little … Continue reading

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The Cupcake Diaries

It’s always nice to have a guest blogger, especially when it is your daughter. Here’s Jemimah’s review of The Cupcake Diaries by Coco Simon “I have been reading a book called: The Cupcake Diaries: Katie Batter Up! I have really … Continue reading

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Cake UK

I wonder why I like this new advert for Age UK? Cake anyone?

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Our little lollibob

I can’t believe that my little one, Miss Phoebe, is four! Last week, we celebrated with two cakes.  She was determined to have a ‘four cake’ so that’s what she got.  Rich chocolate cake covered with fondant and decorated with hearts. … 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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35 years ago today

It’s a well documented fact that I baked my first cake when I was eight years old on the Queen’s birthday during the Silver Jubilee.  It’s Her Majesty’s birthday today.  Happy Birthday Ma’am! To celebrate the Queen’s birthday and to celebrate the … Continue reading

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How many candles on the cake?

You know you are getting old when the candles cost more than the cake. ~ Bob Hope ~ I’m still celebrating my birthday, and it’s not even a special one.  You know me, it’s all about the cake.  I just … Continue reading

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