Category Archives: Baking

The gentle art of procrastibaking

  Yes, I raise my hand up, as I am totally guilty of this.  In fact, this t-shirt, was probably made with me in mind. Procrastibaking:  The art of making cupcakes instead of doing something else you should be doing. … Continue reading

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The night-shift

  I can totally relate to this image.  There has been many a night, when I’ve been up, way past the midnight hour, to finish decorating a cake, or even bake a cake.  Thankfully, that doesn’t happen as much these … Continue reading

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United Kingdom of Cake

Us Brits are renowned for enjoying a cuppa and a slice of cake.  A recent survey has shown that we eat an average of five slices a month (as a Cake Creator, this makes me very happy).  No surprises that … Continue reading

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Gothic Crush

  I suppose you could say that as a Cake Creator, deep down, under  that frilly apron (not!), sparkly dragees and glitter I have a dark side. But when did this all start?  It all started when I was asked … Continue reading

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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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Instacake

We recently had a special birthday in the Delights household.   Our eldest daughter turned 13.  Not just because she’s my daughter, but she is growing up to be a beautiful, well-mannered young lady.  We didn’t have the terrible twos, when … Continue reading

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Cake on the dark side

My teenage daughter seems to think that music began when Justin Bieber started posting songs on YouTube.  Her older and wiser mother thinks otherwise. My music collection is probably as vast as my recipe collection.  I will dip in and … Continue reading

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