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Delights by Cynthia Advent Calendar: Day 19 – That’s the Weigh

This limited edition Cupcake Kitchen Scale from Salter, could be the sweet edition your kitchen needs. It’ has a large, ultra-slim platform, making it hygienic and easy to clean, with an aquatronic function, so you can measure liquids in ml … Continue reading

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50 Tastes of Purple

The moment I taste them, I am transported back to childhood – well that’s my take on the beloved Parma Violets.  But their distinct flavour has been dividing opinions for over 70 years. Sweet manufacturer Swizzels has launched an official … Continue reading

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Baking again?

During these lockdown days, we flit from the laptop to the hand mixer with relative ease, baking sweet treats and comfort food.  My WhatsApp messages are filled with images of home baked goods, recommended recipes, along with random messages with … Continue reading

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Kitchen Nightmares

I want to level with you; can I just be real here (among the filtered photos and selfie lights)? I actually have some baking fears…Yes, fears about certain bakes cakes and recipes.  There are things that I have just backed … Continue reading

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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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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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Mellow yellow

Things got a little warmer and brighter in the Delights Kitchen. I made a lemon cake with lemon buttercream and lemon curd. The cake was decorated with, you guessed it…yellow decorations: • Candles • Satin ribbon • Metallic edible paint … Continue reading

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The Delights House

It was one of those Saturday afternoons.  The customers had arrived and collected their cakes, the chores were completed, and it was a bright, sunny day.  I took my daughters for a walk, to get some exercise and fresh air, … Continue reading

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Celebrating Her Majesty

As the nation prepares to celebrate the Queen’s official birthday this weekend, cake creators, bakers and biscuit makers are creating mouth-watering, majestic treats for the the Queen’s 90th birthday celebrations. Betty’s of Harrogate, who are no strangers to creating specialities … Continue reading

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For a sweet married life

  I absolutely love weddings.  So when I find out that couples I know are ‘sealing the deal’, sometimes I am more excited than they are.  Now, it’s not just from a business perspective (I’ve never professed to ‘specialise in … Continue reading

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