Category Archives: Oven

So what makes you bake?

You know what’s in it When you make a homemade cake, there’s none of the gunk that a shop-bought cake might have. You do your bit for the environment Home baking means that you simply take your cake out of … Continue reading

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And the winner is…

I can’t tell you how thrilled I am…Well, delighted actually; Delights by Cynthia received a commendation award for the Small Business of the Year, for the Camden and Islington Business Awards 2012. Two weeks ago, I had a Cinderella moment.  I … Continue reading

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Camp in the kitchen

You know me…I love a bit of camp in the kitchen.  When you’ve whipped up a delicious, delightful cake, spooned it into the cake tin and placed it in the oven, I want you to think of Larry Grayson and … Continue reading

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Fake Bake

If you love  the sweet aroma of cupcakes baking in the oven biscuits cooling on the cooling rack the waft of a sprinkling of vanilla icing sugar as it dusts the top of a victoria sponge But don’t have the … Continue reading

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Bake and Shake

Sometimes when I’m in the Delights Kitchen, I bake in silence.  All you will hear is the gentle whirring of the fan assisted oven or Penelope as she mixes the latest batch of cakes, cupcakes or buttercream. There are other … Continue reading

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My friend Emma went to Canada, and all she brought me back was a bottle of maple syrup

My friend Emma went to Canada, and all she brought me back was a bottle of maple syrup.  I should be more grateful, she could have brought me back the Greatest Hits of Cindy Leon.  Anyway, the maple syrup sat, … Continue reading

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