Category Archives: Bakery

Window dressing

I don’t have a shop front yet, but I do see the home page of the Delights by Cynthia website as my shop window.  Each month, I change the cake images on the home page and give them a theme. … Continue reading

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Last Orders

  I’m determined to be on top of things this Christmas period. I opened the cupboard this morning and realised that I had run out of Golden Syrup. It was very easy for me to replace this quickly with a … Continue reading

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Sweet store front

It’s about time to check out the Christmas lights and festive store fronts around London. The Ivy Chelsea Garden is certainly bringing some Christmas cheer to Chelsea, with their Gingerbread House installation decked snow, sweets, gingerbread men, candy canes, baubles … Continue reading

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I’ll have the same as Joe

So, there you are, working behind the counter at the Dog Tag Bakery.  You’re doing your shift, making coffee, selling doughnuts and in walks Barack Obama and Joe Biden. Surely, you must be seeing things. But it’s true.  Former President … Continue reading

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Carrie, Miranda, Charlotte, Samantha and Cupcakes

Can you believe it is 20 years since we were introduced to Carrie, Charlotte, Miranda and Samantha. There were many memorable moments in the series, but for some of us who like the sweet stuff, the most memorable moment tool … Continue reading

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Sweet Tweet

There’s quite a lot of negativity out there at the monent, so I thought I’d bring some joy with this story.  It’s quite old but it still goes to show how one person’s actions can make a huge difference. Teenager … Continue reading

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Kitchen Nightmares

I want to level with you; can I just be real here (among the filtered photos and selfie lights)? I actually have some baking fears…Yes, fears about certain bakes cakes and recipes.  There are things that I have just backed … Continue reading

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LEGO Lady

I am thrilled to be immortalised in LEGO. I’ve been LEGO’d  Here’s the mini, plastic version of me.  What do you think?  Pretty cute, huh?   Over the next few months, LEGO – me (also known as Chef Cynth) will … Continue reading

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A little jaunt to Paris

We love this illustration by Kasia Dudziuk.  It’s so sweet, chic and stylish;  it has all the things you love about Paris (especially all those chi-chi places to eat cake).  I dream about doing this all the time. One day, when … Continue reading

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You can’t keep a great cake maker down

I read this story in the news and Kaylyn McGuyrt has totally inspired me. After an ATV accident and losing her arm, right-handed  Kaylyn McGuyrt thought her career as a Cake Decorator was over over.  Seven months after her accident, … Continue reading

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