Category Archives: Girly Get together

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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Eat cake and pray

My friend Michelle moved to New Zealand over ten years ago and I still miss her. We communicate through Facebook and there are occasional sweet tweets, but it’s not the same. You can take the girl out of London, but … Continue reading

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An afternoon at the Dior Café

The House of Dior took over Harrods for a month, in the spring. It seems like ages away now, but when my daughter Jemimah turned 10, she wanted to do something ladylike for her birthday. So we headed straight for … Continue reading

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Bless the bride

It was lovely to make these cupcakes, early one Saturday morning, for a special bridal shower breakfast, for a bride-to-be. A week before her wedding a group of us girlies got together for a breakfast and just to bless this … Continue reading

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Vintage Rose Cupcakes and Cookies

With the Chelsea Flower Show looming, I took some inspiration from the vintage rose theme to create these cupcakes and cookies.   I love this delightful theme.  Vintage rose is all about softness, femininity, grace and being oh-so dainty.  I can see these blush coloured cupcakes … Continue reading

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Fan of the Month: April 2012

Charlotte Whitmarsh is the Delights by Cynthia Fan of the Month for April 2012.  Charlotte has been a fan of Delights by Cynthia since 2009.  She won a Giant Cupcake in a competition to celebrate National Cupcake week.  Since then … Continue reading

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