Category Archives: Cake decorating

Delights by Cynthia Advent Calendar: Day 7: Sir Mix Alot

Italian aesthetics and top-grade technology collide in this collaboration between fashion duo Dolce & Gabbana and kitchenware expert Smeg. Decorated with vibrant motifs inspired by the Sicilian countryside, the ‘Sicily is my love’ edition stand mixer comes complete with a … Continue reading

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Delights by Cynthia Advent Calendar Day 2: And if you ever saw it

I’m so glad that there is more of an element of fun with Christmas cakes, these days. You can create this red nose reindeer cake with a Reindeer Cake Decorating Cutter Set (who would have thought) from Lakeland. The kit … Continue reading

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In the Night Garden

Once upon a time, my daily routine included status updates which included Iggle Piggle, Makka Pakka, Upsy Daisy, the Tombliboos, the Pontipines / the Wottingers, the Haa hoos, the Ninky Nonk and the Pinky Ponk. My youngest would come home … Continue reading

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Better days are coming

There’s still seems to be doom and gloom, and uncertainty about. But I’m so thankful that there’s hope. I had the joy of on working on a baby shower cake yesterday morning, using pastel colours and cute motifs. It was … Continue reading

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For the love of cake

I am always so appreciative when my customers take the time out to text, call or email a message of thanks for their cakes.  This has by far, been my favourite message of thanks. It’s messages like this help me … Continue reading

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La Vie En Rose

We’re window dressing again.  This time, we’ve gone for a pink theme for the homepage of the website and we think it looks mighty pretty. L-R: A modern take on the corporate cake, which we made for a nail local … Continue reading

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Wave after Wave

Lockdown has brought about many emotions and reactions in people, some good, some not so.  For me, it has given me the opportunity to be true to myself and the creativity within me.  Although being in this industry for many … Continue reading

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Christmas Cakes and Mistletoe

Surely I’m not the only one who loves this time of year.  It’s cold outside and Christmas is on its way.  On Saturday afternoons in December, when all the cake orders have been collected or delivered, it’s nice to curl … Continue reading

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Cupcake bauble

It’s the little things that please me. Like the cutest little cupcake bauble from Asda (I know, right…). I’m a bit behind with all things festive.  But this is the first thing to spur me on to put up the tree.

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A sweet celebration

  Tate & Lyle are celebrating 140 years of sweetness this year.  To mark the occasion, they created this colossal cake, which showcased family favourites over the last 14 decades and inspiration for the future. The 15 tiers comprised of: … Continue reading

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