Category Archives: Buttercream

Back to Black

Here’s my slightly different take on the Monogram Cupcake trend, which has been inspired by Sophia Mya Cupcakes.  For me, it’s more edgy and a step away from all things pink, pretty and fluffy.  The cupcakes are decorated with different … 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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Birthday Biscuits

I’m a busy mum. As we head towards the end of each week, I’m surprised with the amount I am able to achieve, yet I sometimes still feel overwhelmed with what is still left on my to-do list. My eldest … Continue reading

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Cool Dad

I made this cake for Millie’s 13th birthday recently. Her dad called and asked me to make a cake and it had to include her favourite band, My Chemical Romance. “Sure I can do the cake…”I said. But showing my … Continue reading

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Take a lookie, it’s a cookie!

I’ve been making Oreo cookie buttercream for some time now, and it’s always been a big hit with children and adults alike. But I’ve secretly always wanted to create a giant cookie shaped cake (in fact, I have had this … Continue reading

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Chocolate cake…the first time

First birthdays are always exciting occasions.  Everyone remembers them, except the birthday boy or girl.   But do you remember the first time you tried chocolate cake? Well this gorgeous little lady certainly will. For Anastasia’s first birthday, I made … Continue reading

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Hope you had a cool yule

I must be honest. I needed to make a festive cake for an event…Pronto! I’m not sure why, but I went back in time (waaay back), to my Home Economics class in secondary school. One of the things we were … Continue reading

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After school cake class

I finally had a window in the diary, when things were quiet in the Delights Kitchen. My Daughter, Jemimah wanted a play date with her friend Katie, which involved cakes. The girls had a super time after school, baking, piping … Continue reading

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Three little birds

Jane wanted a cake to celebrate her dad’s 80th birthday. She didn’t want the usual ‘8’ and ‘0’. I asked whether her dad had any hobbies or anything significant, which would in spire me to come up with something for … Continue reading

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For Elise

Here is beautiful little Elise, sitting proudly, next to her christening cake. The cake is a vanilla sponge with vanilla buttercream, presented on a fondant covered board and decorated with silver edible letters which spell out her name; around the … Continue reading

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